There are lots of activities to help your students in the tobacco prevention and intervention areas. Some are classroom activities. Some are great homework activities for projects. Some are great group or club activities.
This activity will give you a brief look at several tobacco delivery methods in three ways. First you'll see an image of the method, then when you click on the image you'll get a closer view with two buttons at the bottom. The i will give you a description (text) and the arrow will open a short video about it. Check it out!
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Florida participants: Check out this great picture puzzle. Once you complete the puzzle, if you like the picture, send us an email and we will send you a poster of it! Works on any device or computer accessing the web. iPads require the free BookWidgets app to use.
Here is a NEW Memory Game geared for upper elementary age (grades 3-5) students. Matching images to diseases is a great way for them to learn of the dangers inherent in tobacco use. Not too graphic, but it would be a good idea to preview before using with your kids. Works on any device or computer using the web. iPads require the free BookWidgets app to use. Here you'll find a wordsearch, a hangman, and a crossword puzzle online.
The NEW Elementary Level Tobacco Millionaire Game was created to satisfy the request of many educators we saw at conferences. This is a much easier version of the game and can be played with the entire class if you want. Student response systems would be great for this.
Type or Die - Truth brings us a fun game that will also test your typing skills. The touch of scarcasm goes a long way on this one.
Cigarette Killer - You don't have to read Japanese to understand this game. Use your water gun to shoot the ends of lit cigarettes in the cafeteria.
Interactive Biopsy - Another great interactive feature from Australia lets YOU play doctor with a tobacco victim. Use a scalpal, syringe or tweezers to take body samples and see why this tobacco user may have died. This is definitely for older kids and not appropriate in the elementary grades.
Smokes & Ladders - A great game from Australia that can be played with 1 to 4 players. Split up your class into 4 teams and play it on the projector screen for great learning fun.
The Tobacco Millioniare Game III - This version was demonstrated first at The Florida School Counselors Association Conference in 2013. Counselors from around Florida had a great time looking up answers and trying to win prizes. Teaching Concept: Create a blank answer sheet for each student and do the game as a class allowing student self-checking.
The Tobacco Millioniare Game II - This version was demonstrated first at FAHPERD in 2013. Teachers from around Florida had a great time looking up answers and trying to win prizes. Teaching Concept: Create a blank answer sheet for each student and do the game as a class allowing student self-checking.
Hang Tobacco Man - This the familiar hang man game with terms taken from our tobacco prevention course. Some words, names or phrases may be tough the first time through if you did not take our course, but you will be able to learn from this great activity.
The Tobacco Millioniare Game - This is a game based on the traditional millionaire game featuring questions from our online tobacco prevention online course that educators can take in the State of Florida. Teaching Concept: Create a blank answer sheet for each student and do the game as a class allowing student self-checking.
Tobacco Atlas - This great resource can be used with your class or given to your students to experiment with at home. The interactive atlas provides statistics on many products and profiles globally. Some may surprise you. This is a great way to integrate tobacco prevention into social studies, geography and mathematics at many grade levels.
Smoke Free Kids - This page is part of a great site and designed for teachers. It has a "Smoke Free Game" that you can download right there.
eHow - This site comes through with THREE game ideas for kids. Take a look at "Toxic Cloud Burst" or "Smokes and Ladders". Try "Bonko's Body Quiz". This is a great start for your class to have fun while learning about the pitfalls of tobacco.
Purdue Tobacco Activity - The University of Purdue created this great scientific activity that would probably be appropriate any where from late 4th grade through 12th. It is very detailed and makes a great writing lesson if you wanted students to write about their observations and conclusions.