Use these activities in the classroom to help educate students about the risks of vaping through storytelling, accessing valid and reliable health information, practicing refusal skills, and self-reflection.
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Perceptions versus reality activity
In this activity, students will access valid and reliable information from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey to see what their peers are doing. They’ll access information, answer questions, and reflect on what they found.
Perceptions versus reality classroom activity PDF
Say no to vaping activity
Use this classroom activity to have students access valid and reliable information to find five facts about vaping. Then, they’ll brainstorm different ways to say no to vaping.
Say no to vaping classroom activity PDF
E-Learning courses to use in your classroom
Children’s Wisconsin offers several engaging e-learning courses for students in grades four through eight on the topics of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs prevention, as well as the skill of analyzing influences, available at no charge to all Wisconsin schools. It’s UR Choice for grades 4/5, 6 and 7/8 helps students make smart choices when faced with the pressures of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, and helps them learn how to stay drug-free. It’s Your Choice – Analyzing Influences 7th Grade, is a skills-based course featuring ATOD content (including vaping) that teaches students about the different types of influences, common types of drugs and their health impacts, and other potential consequences of choosing to use or not use drugs.