Heads Up Skills Pages
14 Drug Education Activities
First published 2003
Help students learn the facts about how drugs affect the brain and body using this complete book of printable skills pages, including activities that teach body and brain science, reading comprehension, graphs, charts, sequencing, and critical thinking.
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The complete set of printable skills pages, which focus on body and brain science, reading comprehension, graphs, charts, sequencing, and critical thinking.
Students read about parts of the brain, and how drugs change how the brain works. After reading, they complete a diagram of the brain.
Students study a glossary of terms related to marijuana, and then complete a fill-in-the-blank activity to show what they know.
This worksheet provides important facts for students about how inhalants can affect their brains and bodies.
After reading “Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Inhalants,” students take a true or false quiz to show what they know.
Students study a graph that shows the percentage of teens who use nicotine. Then they use the graph to complete a quiz.
Students read about how steroids can mess with someone’s brain and body. Then they complete a diagram to show what they learned.
Use this worksheet to give students the facts about the club drugs MDMA (ecstasy), LSD, and methamphetamine.
Students create their own cheat sheets with facts about the effects of the club drugs MDMA (ecstasy), LSD, and methamphetamine.
Have students use this KWL worksheet to record what they know, what they want to know, and what they learn about cocaine.
This worksheet provides answers to frequently asked questions about cocaine and how it affects the brain.
Students build a four-sentence paragraph using facts about heroin and the serious risks it poses to your health.
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Students can use this chart to review facts about major drugs of abuse.
This Jeopardy-style quiz tests students’ knowledge of cocaine, heroin, inhalants, LSD, marijuana, MDMA, and steroids.
In this graph-reading activity, students study a graph that shows data on prescription drug abuse. Then they use the graph to complete a true or false quiz.