Lessons & Activities

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse Drugs: Shattering the Myths

Examine the dangers of drug and alcohol use and abuse, and how they affect overall wellness. Separate fact from fiction in these engaging activities aligned to your state standards.

  • Drugs: Shattering the Myths Pretest

    This is an independent activity testing students' knowledge of drug and alcohol use and misuse, including substance use disorders.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Individual

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • Drugs, Dilemmas & Decisions

    In this activity, students will be challenged to highlight the effects of gateway drug use through the creation of a Public Service Announcement.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Small Groups

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • Gateway Drugs

    In this activity, students will put their knowledge to the test in a game of Gateway Drug bingo.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior WebQuest

    In this independent WebQuest activity, students will navigate the internet to explore how drug abuse affects the brain and body, including how it leads to addiction. Students will also research and highlight risk factors associated with addiction.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Individual
    • Partner

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • Heroin: The Wake-Up Call

    In this activity, students will use their knowledge of opioids to answer clues to a crossword puzzle. Unknown answers can be found using suggested online resources or others available.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Individual
    • Partner

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • Review Game

    This Jeopardy-style game challenges students by reviewing concepts covered in the Drugs: Shattering the Myths eLearning Kit©. Students will navigate through the activity to answer twenty multiple choice questions.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Small Groups

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • Drugs: Shattering the Myths Posttest

    This is an independent activity testing students’ knowledge of drug and alcohol use and misuse, including substance use disorders.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Individual

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

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