In this drugs worksheet, students list reason why people abuse drugs and reasons drugs can be dangerous. Students also list signs that someone is abusing drugs. This worksheet has 1 multiple choice and 3 short answer questions.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign
The I-STOP law was designed to regulate the distribution and tracking of prescription drugs. After reading an article about its signing and implementation, middle and high schoolers work together to come up with their own ideas for an...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco: What Are the Effects?
Students 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...
6th - 8th Health
New Review Is Sugar a Drug?
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...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Drugs Affect the Brain?
Injection, taking a pill, or inhaling are the three main ways to administer a drug. But how do these drugs affect the brain? Watch a video that explains how neurons use neurotransmitters to communicate to one another in the brain.
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable