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   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (4) 3 :
4.1.3) Summarize short-term and long-term effects of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products.

[HE] (4) 17 :
4.5.1) Research health-related situations that require a thoughtful decision.

Examples: food choices, drug use, alcohol consumption, smoking

[HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (8) 10 :
8.2.5) Give examples of how substance abuse can increase the likelihood of other health risk behaviors.

Examples: alcohol consumption lowering inhibitions, e-cigarettes or vaping leading to smoking

[HE] HED (9-12) 29 :
HE.7.1) Analyze the role of individual responsibility for enhancing health.

a. Describe healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.

Examples: effective communication skills and safety techniques, reading and understanding medicine labels, immunizations, wellness checkups and compliance

b. Identify negative behaviors that increase health risks to self and others.

Examples: distracted driving, drinking and driving, illegal drug use, vaping, smoking, unprotected sex, behaviors resulting in intentional or unintentional injuries, poor eating habits, physical inactivity

c. Compare and contrast the responsibilities of both parents in teen parenting.

Examples: shared responsibilities; social, financial and educational challenges

Subject: Health Education (4 - 12)
Title: E-cigarettes Know the Risks: A Youth Guide to E-cigarettes

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) developed this presentation to educate youth on e-cigarettes, including the health risks, the factors that lead to e-cigarette use, and what youth can do to avoid all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. This resource is intended for adults who educate or serve youth ages 11 – 18 (teachers, youth ministers, coaches, scout leaders, etc.). Utilizing the talking points and information for users document, the presenter does not require additional information, nor permission to deliver the presentation.

   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (2) 3 :
2.1.3) Describe why avoiding tobacco is a healthy behavior.

[HE] (3) 3 :
3.1.3) Examine the harmful effects of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol on the body.

[HE] (3) 15 :
3.4.4) State effective refusal skills to enhance health.

Examples: responding effectively in refusing alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs

[HE] (4) 3 :
4.1.3) Summarize short-term and long-term effects of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products.

[HE] (5) 3 :
5.1.3) Research illnesses and diseases associated with the use and abuse of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol.

[HE] (5) 15 :
5.4.4) Apply risk reduction behaviors to protect self and others from use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

Subject: Health Education (2 - 5)
Title: Smoking

This resource provides a variety of activities that will help students see through the smoke and learn the truth about cigarettes. This guide includes standards, related links, discussion questions, activities for students, and reproducible materials.

This resource includes easy to print activity sheets and a quiz. 

ALEX Classroom Resources: 2

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