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In Sync Personal Development: Year 10

For Teachers 10th Standards
The 10 lessons in the In Sync Personal Development unit module encourage high school sophomores to take personal responsibility for the changes in their lives and develop tactics to deal with these changes. Individuals set goals and...
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In Sync Personal Development: Year 9

For Teachers 9th Standards
Change is inevitable—learning how to manage those changes is the focus of the 10 lessons In Sync Personal Development unit module designed for high school freshmen. Scholars develop behaviors and strategies for identifying and expressing...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Much of the opioid epidemic in America begins with a prescription pad and a pen. Teenagers work through a series of activities that introduce them to people who are recovering from an addiction to painkillers. Each lesson in this unit of...
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Raising Teen Awareness of Opioid Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Educate high school students about the dangers of opioids on the body and mind, the most effective ways to avoid using unprescribed or overprescribed opioids in the first place, and the latest research on the national opioid epidemic....
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Is Sugar a Drug?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Did you know that sugar stimulates the same areas of the brain as cocaine and heroin? As part of a biology playlist, the thought-provoking video discusses if sugar should be considered a drug. It talks about our need for sugar, our...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: The Cycle of Addiction

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Drug addiction, including prescription drug addiction, begins with a reason that's different for every user. High schoolers learn more about the reasons people begin abusing drugs with a set of videos and worksheets that discuss four...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Learning About Opioids

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Feeling high is not the only side effect of abusing prescription opioids. Middle and high schoolers learn more about specific painkillers, including Fentanyl, Oxycodone, and Clonazepam, as well as their common brand names and extensive...
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Prescription Pain Medication: What You Need to Know

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The national epidemic of opioid addiction is making its way into high school populations. Educate the students in your class about the ways prescription opioids can both block pain and deliver large amounts of dopamine that make it very...
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What Causes Addiction?

For Students 9th - 12th
"Almost everything we think we know about addiction is wrong." Or so says this resource. Find out what is true, and what is known about addiction in a short video that examines the unhealthy bonds and disconnections that lead to addiction. 
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How Sugar Affects the Brain

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Attention, sugar addicts! Here's why you can't quit the habit. Sweet taste receptors send a signal to the brain, which activates a reward system that responds by telling you to eat again. Over activating this reward system results in a...
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Surviving High School Awareness Campaign

For Students 8th - 10th
New ReviewTo demonstrate what they have learned in the Health Smart unit, sophomores design a resource for incoming ninth-graders that includes what they consider the most important information they gleaned from one of the eight topics studied. 
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Mental Health Journals

For Students 8th - 10th
New ReviewEight prompts, designed to accompany the Health Smart series of lessons, provide high schoolers an opportunity to reflect on and learn from the issues raised by the various activities.
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Be Smart with Smartphones (and Screens)

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewWould you rather have a broken phone or a broken bone? This very engaging question launches a discussion about the smart use of smartphones and screens. Young scholars watch a series of videos, complete worksheets, and engage in...
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Alcohol: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To get the word out about the realities of teens and tweens drinking alcohol, class members engage in two activities. For the first, groups design highway billboards about the dangers of alcohol drinking. Class members then create a...
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Smoking: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The increase in the number of restrictions placed on smoking represents a clear shift in the understanding of the dangers of both the short term and long term consequences of tobacco use. But people still light up. Three activities help...
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Alcohol: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two activities ask high schoolers to consider the role of alcohol culture in their lives. First, groups analyze the types of appeals used in newspaper ads for alcoholic drinks and compare those images with what they have observed....
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How Much Does Smoking Really Cost?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Following a brief survey about tobacco, scholars examine a fact sheet to answer questions about the substance. A practice page challenges the class to determine the cost of the habit using money math. Pupils discuss their findings...
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The Dangers of Mixing Drugs

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Drug interactions can be dangerous. Viewers of a short video learn about some well-known and some not-so-well-known interactions that can lead to serious consequences.
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The Giver and the Importance of Nostalgia

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Narrative writing gains its power from the sensory language writers use to draw readers into their stories. That's the big idea in a lesson that asks readers of The Giver to draft a journal entry about an emotional memory from their...
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The Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Wouldn't it be nice if the pain came with an expiration date? Wouldn't it be nice if prescription pain killers weren't addictive? Alas, that's not how things work. To understand the dangers of opioids and other prescription pain...
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Analyzing Impact of Word Choice and Figurative Language in "Barbie Doll"

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
After a close reading Marge Piercy's poem "Barbie Doll," class members craft an AP®-style explanatory essay in which they analyze the diction and other figurative literary devices the poet employs to deliver her commentary on modern...
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2003 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Intelligence testing can be a useful tool—but what are its limits? Scholars explore the question, considering issues such as the role of bias, using authentic College Board materials. Learners also examine the psychological factors...
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Project ALERT

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why do people use drugs? What are the consequences? The alternatives? How can young people resist the pressures to use drugs? The Project Alert drug prevention program provides middle schoolers with the information they need and the...
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Get Your Class Back! Free Your Class from Cell Phones in 5 Minutes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Welcome to a class in Cell Phones Anonymous! Rid students of their addiction with an easy, positive reinforcement, two-step program: turn them off and put them in a box at the front of the classroom. Each day they participate, they...