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Drugs and Safety Precautions

For Students 5th
Drugs can both help and harm depending on how they are used. Fifth graders complete a instructional activity that provides background information on prescription drugs. They read the text and then describe why medication manufacturers...
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Drugs Can Be Good and Bad

For Students K - 2nd
How can you tell which drugs are helpful, and which drugs are harmful? Use a health learning exercise in your kindergarten class to determine which drugs can make you healthy. They choose from a group of pictures that includes cough...
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Drug and Alcohol Awareness

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the statistics when it comes to teens and drug and alcohol abuse. In groups, they research the side effects of four different drugs. Using the information, they perform a skit, or puppet show to share their data...
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Elementary School Health and Wellness Fair

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is a nice idea for high school students to organize and present a Health and Wellness Fair at a local elementary school. It looks like it would take a lot of organization, but would certainly build community relationships. There are...
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Pregnancy, Day 3: Prenatal Health

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Focusing on prenatal health, this thorough resource provides discussion points about behaviors of the mother and of the father. It differentiates between controllable behaviors that help decrease problems with the developing fetus, and...
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Drug Analysis Using Thin-Layer Chromatography

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use forensic science to positively identify any suspected drugs submitted to the laboratory. They determine the identity of the drugs found in the bodies of drug-overdose victims. Students use TLC to identify the active...
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What Do Drugs Do to the Body?

For Teachers K - 12th
Students research the effects that drugs have on the human body. Using this information, they create a poster showing some of the effects of a specific drug. They work together to summarize the information they have gathered and present...
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What are Safe and Unsafe Drugs/Medicines/Objects?

For Teachers K
Students examine safe and healthy scenarios. As a class, they participate in an activity in which they identify a situation as either safe or unsafe as well as healthy or unhealthy. Once class activity is complete, individuals repeat the...
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Drugs

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Smoking, alcohol, drugs, and solvents are the topic of this informational presentation. The causes, effects, and health issues that arise from illicit drug use are all covered. While this appears to be a learner-driven presentation, it...
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Health: Drug Education

For Students 9th - 12th
High school health hopefuls unscramble twenty-one terms related to drugs and drug use. Assign these terms for collaborative groups to research together. Follow it up by having them create anti-drug campaign posters to share on campus.
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What Are Friends For?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop an awareness of the behaviors signaling that a friend may be in trouble with alcohol or drugs of abuse. They practice ways to encourage a friend to seek out adult help by viewing a video, role-playing situations, writing...
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Drugs & The Nervous System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The medicinal uses of different classes of drugs is listed on the first slide. Following slides list examples of each of the different classes. Symptoms of abuse and side effects are also listed. The format of these slides consists...
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The House That Drugs Built

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate the long and short term effects of substance abuse on the individual, family, and society. The lesson includes numerous instructional and learning strategies such as role-playing, discussion, research, demonstrations,...
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Drugged Out Daphnia

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders participate in experiments to investigate the the effects of nicotine, caffeine, aspirin, alcohol, and sleeping pills on the heart rates of Daphina. They describe the relationships between common drugs and heart rates....
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Sex Under the Influence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the effects of drinking on decision making. In this alcohol use lesson, students discover how their decision making skills are hindered when drinking. Students discuss how HIV is and is not transmitted and analyze the...
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Brain Buzz: Effects of Caffeine, Nicotine, Alcohol and Drugs on Learning

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars understand how the brain functions and how they can promote a healthy lifestyle.  In this health lesson plan students complete several activities including investigating how stimulates affect the brain.
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Scholastic

Straight Talk on Prescription Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discover how doctors custom fit prescription drugs to patients. For this health science instructional activity, students explain the risks associated with drug abuse. They discuss common myths about prescription drugs.
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Discovery Education

The Cycle of Addiction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine how families and peers influence their decision making.  In this addiction lesson middle schoolers study the cycle of addiction to drugs and what can be done to prevent it. 
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Breaking News English: Drugs

For Students 5th - 10th
For this drugs worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more...
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Fitness

For Students 4th - 8th
In this fitness worksheet, students explain why it is important to be healthy, clean, and fit. In addition, they keep a record of their daily meals and snacks for a week and describe what meals are best for them and why. Finally,...
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Statistical Drug Abuse and Adolescents in the U.S.A.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Self Esteem

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students consider the innate goodness of all people and the role self esteem plays in making decisions. They participate in a group role play about drug use and self esteem and answer discussion questions about the characters.
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Binge Drinking and Drug Use

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students critically evaluate young peoples' comments on under age drinking. They map out valleys tieing together communities and drinking problems in a variety of situation. In addition, they correlate drinking and education in schools...
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Regulating Drugs: The Creation of the FDA

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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.