1. Students will experience in a very rudimentary way how the nervous system works
2. Discussion about how alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and inhalants affect the body and brain
3. Student volunteers will be ‘pressured’ to try a drug and will be coached by the McMillen educator on refusal skills
1. State the definition of a drug.
2. Recognize that drug abuse can harm both the brain and a person’s life.
3. List an effect of a stimulant and a depressant drug.
4. Name the body system affected the most by alcohol.
5. List two known health hazards from tobacco use.
6. Describe the health risks involved with the use of oral tobacco products.
7. Name the addictive chemicals in cigarettes and marijuana.
8. Recognize that using inhalants can be harmful to the brain and the rest of the body.
9. Identify effective drug refusal techniques.
US National Health Education Standards:1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7.
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