Granite State Fit Kids

Goals

  • Discuss the “Tree of Influence” homework
  • Learn the negative effects of tobacco use
  • Identify the consequences of tobacco use
  • Understand nicotine addiction
  • Identify chemicals found in tobacco products
  • Talk about the power of the media/advertising and exposure to nicotine

Classroom Activities

  • Listen to the heart and lungs before and after exercise
  • Examine the “Tar Jar”
  • Play the “What If” game to identify consequences of tobacco use
  • Summarize “body maps” and make team presentations

Homework

  • Create tobacco awareness posters for display in school
  • Complete daily physical activity calendars in classroom

2 Sided Weekly Family Newsletter

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Web Links

 

Kidshealth.org
Smoking stinks! Information on why smoking is bad for you.

Trytostop.org
Helpful resources for parents or caregivers who want to stop smoking.

Tobacco Resources OnLine – Fact Sheets

New Hampshire Chapter of National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 

 Partnership for a Drug Free New Hampshire

Information on Vaping E-Cigarettes

Vaping E-Cigarettes

 

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