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157 resources with the concept tobacco products

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Smoking Stinks

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
There are lots of good reasons not to smoke. Make sure your middle and high schoolers understand each and every one with a lesson that prompts them to read anti-smoking posters, note the main points, and write a short response on the...
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What's in a Cigarette?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
How do cigarettes affect the body and environment? Scholars begin a three-activity activity plan with a cigarette dissection to discover what's inside, then draft their own comprehensive ingredient list. To close, small groups brainstorm...
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Drug Education Tobacco Year 9

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Middle schoolers investigate the effects of tobacco use on the four major spheres of a person's life. They then compare the safety of conventional cigarettes and e-cigarettes. The lesson ends with class members practicing techniques for...
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Drug Education Tobacco Year 8

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Research findings suggest one of the best ways to deter smoking by teens is to help them develop a negative attitude to smoking. Two activities prompt class members to conduct an experiment that reveals how tar is captured in smokers'...
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Electronic Cigarettes: What's the Bottom Line?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A five-page infographic unveils the ins and outs of e-cigarettes. Numerous bullet points and pictures detail what e-cigarettes are, the ingredients found inside, and the health effects of using them.
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Statewide Smokefree Laws

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Does your state allow smoking in public workplaces? What about in bars or restaurants? Take a look at an informative map of the United States to see what states do not allow smoking indoors, what states do not have indoor air laws on the...
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Equality in Smoking and Disease—Nobody Wins!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Fifty years ago, women were much less likely to die from smoking-related ailments than men. But thanks to targeted advertisements for and a wider availability of tobacco products, men and women are now equally susceptible to the health...
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Some Groups Have Higher Exposure to Secondhand Smoke and Its Harmful Effects

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What age group among non-smoking Americans has the highest exposure to secondhand smoke? What racial group? What economic group? Statistics from the National Health and Nutrition council from 1999 to 2012 may just surprise you.
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Drug Education Tobacco Year 7

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A series of activities encourages young people to be smoke free. Class members identify the chemicals found in cigarettes and cigarette smoke, investigate the health risks, and practice refusal strategies.
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Should I Talk to My Kids about Vaping?

For Students K - 12th
Enlist parents and guardians in an anti-vaping campaign with an infographic that offers suggestions for how to talk with their students about e-cigarettes and e-liquids. The visual includes information about the dangers of vaping as well...
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Vaping and JUULing

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Early advertising campaigns touted e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to conventional tobacco cigarettes. However, that may not be the case. To understand how e-cigarettes, vaping and JUULing, affect the body, learners engage in a...
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Youth and Tobacco Use

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
There are a number of social, emotional, and physiological reasons why teenagers start smoking, and why they continue smoking into adulthood. Help class members understand why smoking begins in youth—and how to protect themselves from...
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Going SmokeFree Matters: Casinos

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Everyone has the right to a smokefree workplace, but those who work in casinos are exposed to so much secondhand smoke that they can suffer the same ailments as heavy smokers themselves. Learn more about the effects of secondhand smoke,...
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Going SmokeFree Matters: Bars and Restaurants

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Your students may not have ever had to decide between a smoking and nonsmoking area in a restaurant, but they still need to understand the health ramifications of secondhand smoke. A comprehensive infographic includes several facts about...
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Going SmokeFree Matters: Multiunit Housing

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If you smoke cigarettes in an apartment or condominium complex, the secondhand smoke can travel through walls, ventilation systems, and plumbing to your neighbors' homes. Learn more about the ways smoking can affect those living in...
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Health Effects Pie Chart

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lung cancer isn't the only long-term risk of smoking cigarettes. Middle and high schoolers learn about the connections between smoking and heart disease, stroke, and other diagnoses with a pie chart that details the numbers of...
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Going SmokeFree Matters: In Your Home

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is secondhand smoke avoidable if you live with a smoker? Pupils look over an infographic to learn more about how secondhand smoke can travel throughout several rooms, who is more likely to be affected by smoke, and what health conditions...
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Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Is High in Multiunit Housing

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Much has been written recently about the danger of secondhand smoke. Laws have been passed to limit that exposure in offices, transportation centers, and public areas. But what about apartment buildings, condos, public housing, and other...
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Tobacco

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
How much of a smoker's blood is carrying carbon monoxide instead of oxygen? How is tobacco like a tomato crop? Is secondhand smoke really all that dangerous? Learn the facts about smoking and its effects on the body, as well as the...
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Major Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking Exist Among and Within Racial and Ethnic Groups

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Data indicates that some racial groups smoke more than others, and that with that racial group, there are smaller groups whose smoking habits vary as well. Secondary learners read a graph that details the differences between the Asian...
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults Infographic

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Adult cigarette smoking has decreased in recent years, but it is still the number one cause of preventable disease and death in America. An infographic breaks cigarette smoking down by education level, geographical region, gender, race,...
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Risks from Smoking

For Students 6th - 12th
Discover what smoking does to one's body with a detailed reference page that points out the types of cancers and chronic diseases that can occur when using tobacco products. 
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Live Outside the Ordinary—Extraordinary Tobacco Reduction Activities

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Encourage healthy habits with three activities designed to reduce tobacco use. In addition to a plethora of tobacco-related facts, scholars have the opportunity to create an ingredient display and take a 10-question quiz.
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Primary Source Letters

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Learners analyze three primary source letters from 1939, each detailing the use of tobacco stringing. After thorough investigation, pupils take part in a grand conversation about the letters' purpose, accuracy, and relevance to the...