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
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 English Language Arts
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
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
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
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
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