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Drugs, Risks and the Nervous System
In cooperative groups, middle schoolers contemplate the probability of 18 different situations occurring. After they make predictions, they compare them to the actual risk factors. This eye-opening exercise demonstrates that the odds of problems related to drug use are greater than the odds of many other events.
5th - 10th Science 97 Views 83 Downloads
Drugs: What They Do
Students investigate drugs by identifying which ones are illegal and potentially harmful. In this medicine lesson, students complete worksheets in which they role play situations where they have found or ingested drugs and decide what they should do.
Pre-K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 88 Downloads
Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco: What Are the Effects?
Students are introduced to the effects of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. In groups, they research how drugs and alcohol affect the body in terms of getting the nutritional values that it needs to be healthy. They also discuss how emotions and their self-worth can affect their likelihood in using drugs and alcohol.
6th - 8th Health 35 Views 256 Downloads
The Drug Dope Show
In small groups, students research an assigned drug category including its physical effects, addiction treatments and the societal, academic and economic impacts of drug abuse. They engage in a "talk show" and discussion about drug types, addiction/recovery processes, and the effects of drug abuse.
9th - 12th Health 26 Views 138 Downloads
Regulating Drugs: The Creation of the FDA
Students view a video about the Food and Drug Administration. They research its history and functions. They examine problems facing society today. They compare and contrast these issues with those faced during the Progressive Era.
9th - 12th Health 4 Views 21 Downloads
Essay on Staying Drug-Free
Stay drug-free! After choosing a research topic from the list, which includes drugs, alcohol, or smoking, middle schoolers work on researching their topic and formulating an argument. A peer-editing checklist, as well as several graphic organizers, help young writers structure the paper's introduction, middle, and conclusion.
5th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 58 Downloads
Prescription Drug Abuse Series "Changes for Life"
Young scholars discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In this drug awareness activity, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society. This activity includes a project an assessment, web resources, and worksheets.
7th - 10th Health 37 Views 208 Downloads
Globalization: Prescription Drug Prices
Students take a closer look at prescription drug prices in the United States and around the world. In this global issues lesson, students investigate health care costs, consider the impact of global prescription agreements, and participate in a mock Senate hearing on prescription costs and availability.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Launch Biotechnology into Your Classroom: Drug Delivery and Diffusion
Students distinguish between diffusion and osmosis and describe ways that drugs can be administered. In this diffusion lesson students research career paths and create a presentation to give to the class.
7th - 12th Science 6 Views 59 Downloads
Health - Lesson Plan on Prescription Drug Prices
Students examine the issue of prescription drug prices in the United States. They discover how globalization impacts the available remedies to lower the costs to American consumers. They participate in a mock U.S. Senate Commerce Committee
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Truth About "Rehab" and Drug Addiction
For this drug addiction worksheet, students read an article about "rehab" and drug addiction and take a 10 question multiple choice quiz after they read to determine what they know about these two topics. Students discuss the reading and their thoughts about drug addiction and the brain as a class.
9th - 12th Science 29 Views 79 Downloads
Drug Abuse Affects Decision Making
In this drug abuse and decision making worksheet, students read about an experiment designed to study the effects of drug use on decision making. Students draw conclusions from the data and determine if the hypothesis is correct.
7th - 9th Health 45 Views 132 Downloads