SCHOLASTIC: The Real Cost of Vaping

ELA • Math • Science/Technology/
Health • Social Studies

Grades 6–12

LESSON & ACTIVITIESDIGITAL ACTIVITYMORE RESOURCES

As an educator, you can play an active role in fighting the teen vaping epidemic. FDA research suggests that when teachers talk about the health consequences of e-cigarettes and schools enforce anti-vaping policies, students may be less likely to vape. Use these resources to start an honest conversation with your class and help to change social norms at your school.

Lesson & Activities

With these cross-curricular resources from Scholastic and the FDA, students will analyze informational text, collect and present data, and evaluate marketing messages.Grades 6–8Grades 9–12

LESSON 1 + ACTIVITY Teens and Vaping: The Real
Health Consequences Grades 6–8DOWNLOAD

LESSON 2 + ACTIVITY Vaping Research
Project Grades 6–8DOWNLOAD

LESSON 3 + ACTIVITY Sizing Up
E-Cigarette Marketing Grades 6–8DOWNLOAD

STUDENT ARTICLE The Health Impacts of
E-Cigarettes Grades 6–8DOWNLOAD

STUDENT INFOGRAPHIC Vaping Facts and
Misperceptions Grades 6–8DOWNLOAD

FAMILY RESOURCE How to Talk to Kids About
Vaping Risks Grades 6–8DOWNLOADDOWNLOAD ALL

Digital Activity

Must-know facts about e-cigarettes, just for students

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More Educational Resources

Additional tools to support your classroom activities

Addiction and Cessation Resources FOR TEENS & SCHOOLS

Smokefree Teen: Quit Vaping

INDEPTH Program: American Lung Association (ALA) alternative to teen nicotine suspension or citation

ALA N-O-T (Not on Tobacco): Cessation program for teens

E-Cigarettes and Wellness Policies: On-demand webinar from the ALA

INFOGRAPHIC 2019 National Tobacco Use
Survey: Middle School DOWNLOAD

TEACHER RESOURCE GUIDE How to Talk to Your
Students About Vaping DOWNLOAD

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