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Peer Pressure Drug Pushers
Students participate in a role-play activity to determine how easily drug pushers can sway students to do things they normally wouldn't do.
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Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco: What Are the Effects?
Middle schoolers 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...
6th - 8th Health
'No Cussing' Clubs Catching on with Kids
Students read a news article about a boy in California who wants to encourage his peers to use good language. In this current events lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a short rap, discussion, and vocabulary activity,...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
CLOSE TO HOME - Overboard
Students read a comic about a teen drug overdose that leads to death. In this drug awareness lesson, students role play characters in the story that react to the death of their friend due to drug use in an online forum. Students evaluate...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Brain Buzz: Effects of Caffeine, Nicotine, Alcohol and Drugs on Learning
Students 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.
1st - 5th Health