Marijuana Teacher Resources
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Lesson 3 - Marijuana
It's never too early to talk to your young grade schoolers about the dangers of marijuana. Here's a short lesson to discuss some basic information about what happens to the body and the brain when someone smokes marijuana. After the lesson and discussion, give them a word search to reinforce some of the new terms that were introduced in the lesson.
2nd - 3rd Health 7 Views 7 Downloads
This Is Your Brain on Pot
Students explore the causes and effects of marijuana addiction and research how THC affects different areas of the brain. They synthesize their knowledge by creating print advertisements that inform teenagers about the physiologic danger of drugs
6th - 12th Health 65 Views 240 Downloads
Should Marijuana be Allowed as a Medical Treatment?
Do the benefits to patients of medical marijuana outweigh the risks? That is the question at the heart of an exercise in learning how to conduct informed discussions of controversial issues. After reading a background article that presents strong arguments for both sides and examining a fact sheet, pairs use the provided perspective cards in a role-play exercise.
7th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads
Statistical Drug Abuse and Adolescents in the U.S.A.
Students examine statistics of teenagers using alcohol and marijuana. In groups, they brainstorm the reasons why they believe usage is higher than in years past. As a class, they role-play different roles in scenerios to help them realize the effect they are having on themselves and those around them.
10th - 12th Health 23 Views 64 Downloads
Marijuana is It Good Or Bad for Your Health?
High schoolers examine facts about the potential health hazards of marijuana. In small groups they conduct Internet research, and create a brochure for students and parents using research information found on various websites.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 36 Downloads
Lessons from the Street: An Introduction to Drug Education
Looking for an introductory instructional activity on substance abuse? This instructional activity contains some very good information and an activity that will engage your learners. Anything that has a hands-on component usually grabs their attention.
8th - 12th Physical Education 61 Views 92 Downloads
The Nervous System and Drugs
"The Nervous System & Drugs" is a collection of twenty-five short-answer questions pertaining to the human nervous system and how it reacts to various chemicals. Though designed as a chapter reading guide, not all biology texts have a chapter that specifically addresses this topic.
9th - 12th Science 44 Views 141 Downloads
Intoxication: In the Arms of Morpheus
A comprehensive lesson that takes a look at psychoactive plants with this one focusing on the opium poppy. Information about the history, culture, use, source and effects are discussed. There are weblinks to reliable sources about drugs and their effects.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students investigate the physiological effects of smoking marijuana. They observe a demonstration of slowed reaction time caused by soaking a student's hand in ice water, conduct Internet research, and develop a list of the effects on the body caused by smoking marijuana.
5th - 7th Health 6 Views 27 Downloads
Students visit a specific Internet site to look at the common misconceptions that teens have about marijuana use. They research how the myth gets busted by the facts about marijuana use. They choose the fact that was the most surprising to them and the fact that was the least surprising.
6th - 8th Health 7 Views 33 Downloads
The Dangers of Marijuana
In this marijuana word search, students find words warning of the dangers of smoking marijuana. They explore terms such as hallucinations, inhibitions, paranoia and other negative aspects of the drug. There are approximately 33 words in this puzzle.
6th - 12th Health 14 Views 49 Downloads