Unit 4 Protecting
Increase your awareness of your own health and your commitment
to it by completing a Health
Inventory and Personal
Chapter 11, Lesson 3
American Council for Drug Education
What kinds of illegal substances are misused and abused by
young teens? Research facts at this site about drug abuse.
Write up a plan on how you could help make your school drug
free. Use the information about the dangers of drugs you find
here to advocate for a drug-free environment.
Chapter 11, Lesson 4
Neuroscience for Kids
The brain is perhaps the most fascinating organ in your body.
The brain’s complex network of neurons controls everything
in your body from breathing to emotions. What made Einstein’s
brain special? Do we really only use 10% of our brain? From
this site, choose and read one article from a category that
interests you. What surprised you most? Make a list of 5 interesting
facts you learned from the article.
Chapter 11, Lesson 5
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
"Eight young people a day die in alcohol-related crashes."
This is just one of the sobering statistics you will discover
at this Web site. Choose the page for “Middle/High School”
to learn about alcohol myths and facts, the negative effects
of alcohol, and advice for teens about avoiding alcohol. Design
a bumper sticker or advertising slogan that warns people about
the dangers of drinking and driving.