Drug Cards

boyStudents will be able to discuss the short and long term effects of alcohol use and identify factors that affect intoxication.

Key Message:

  • Alcohol, like every other drug, changes the way your mind and body fuctions
  • Drinking alcohol has social, physical, environmental, and legal consequences

Materials:

Activity:

To do before: Print drug dictionary for students

  • Use cards to start discussions on the various effects of alcohol
  • Hold card up - ask students what they think of the picture and how it relates to alcohol
  • Discuss

Note to teachers: Please refer to the Resources section for background information.

Curriculum Expectation:

C1.2 - Describe the short and long term effects of alcohol use and identify factors that can affect intoxication.

More short and long term effects (some not on the cards) are listed below for your reference:

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