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Harmful Effects of Tobacco Use

For Teachers K - 12th
Is there really anything good about tobacco? No, there isn't one good thing about tobacco! This presentation provides a good overview of pertinent information. A few of the topics included are: what's in a cigarette, peer pressure,...
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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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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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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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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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Colonial Tobacco Economy

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Tobacco as money? Middle schoolers investigate how eighteenth-century Virginia farmers used tobacco as a cash crop to buy tools, livestock, and household goods. They also examine the connection between tobacco production and the slave...
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Tobacco is Bad News!

For Teachers 3rd
A very important lesson on the dangers of tobacco and cigarette smoke awaits your students. First, a discussion on the dangers of tobacco is held. Then, 3rd graders go to the computer lab and utilize KidPix to draw an outline of 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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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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Tobacco: Promotion Tactics and the Law

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Youths aged 13 & 14 are most likely to notice and remember in-store tobacco promotions. Class members dissect tobacco advertising tactics and learn about relevant legislation by participating in guided discussion. Assessing...
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Tobacco in North Carolina

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the depiction of North Carolina tobacco farms in several photographs. They work in small groups to prepare an argument for a class debate and create promotional signs to advertise their point of view about tobacco...
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World No Tobacco Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this world no tobacco day learning exercise, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, write discussion questions and conduct a survey about...
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Making Choices about Tobacco Use

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine the dangers associated with smoking. In groups, they discuss what it means to be addicted to a drug and how the media influences our decisions. After watching excerpts of films, they identify the use of smoking and the...
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Virginia History Mini Quiz: Tobacco and Slavery

For Students 8th - 9th
For this history of Virginia worksheet, students complete a quiz over the tobacco and slave industry that existed in the Virginia colony. Their objective is to illustrate the facts they know about cash crops, tobacco plantations, and...
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Addressing Misconceptions about New Tobacco Products

For Students 6th - 12th
Separating the misconceptions from the facts about new tobacco products can be a challenge, especially given the aggressive advertising campaigns that target teens and pre-teens. A poster can help young people get the facts about the...
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Tobacco Bag Stringing: Secondary Activity One

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the world of tobacco bag stringing. In this North Carolina history instructional activity, students read the provided article about tobacco bag stringing and investigate the implications of the Fair Labor Standards Act...
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Tobacco Bag Stringing: Secondary Activity Three

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the world of tobacco bag stringing. In this North Carolina history lesson, students examine photographs and literature regarding the practice of stringing.
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Tobacco Bag Stringing

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students compare the work of tobacco bag stringers to tenement home workers. In this research skills lesson, students examine primary source images and complete Venn diagrams comparing the 2 groups of people.
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Tobacco Labels

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Adolescents compare and assess the efficacy of tobacco product health warning labels from around the world. In groups, they invent warnings and create labels that would be effective for teens and children. Discussion covers advertising...
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Countering the Tobacco Ads

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students put together an ad campaign that shows the effects of tobacco use. In this tobacco lesson plan, students discuss how tobacco companies glamorize their products, and make their own campaigns.
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Things Associated With Tobacco: Word Search

For Students 6th - 9th
In this word search worksheet, students search for terms related to tobacco use. Words include important body parts, diseases and effects.
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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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Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco: What Are the Effects?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners are introduced to the effects of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. In groups, they research how drugs and alcohol affect the body in terms of getting the nutritional values that it needs to be healthy. They also discuss how emotions...
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How Can You Help Others Stay Tobacco Free?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze the effects of smoking and create a media campaign to encourage others to remain tobacco free.

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