This lesson plan details how Caffeine has become the "Brain fuel" of our fast-paced culture, helping teens keep up with the frenetic pace of modern life. Information is provided on how much caffeine a teen should consume in a day, the negative side effects of caffeine in teens, and the breakdown of caffeine, and sometimes sugar, in the different caffeinated drinks teens consume. Clip art, printables, assessment, answer key, writing prompt. No prep needed. 4 activities included in this lesson plan
Covered in this lesson plan is:
Maximum amount of caffeine a teen should consume in a day
Fast facts about caffeine
The definition of caffeine and how it affects the body
How a teen can become addicted to caffeine
The physical side effects of heavy caffeine use
How caffeine affects sleep, and how much sleep a teen should be getting each night
Energy drinks and their side effects
How caffeine can affect a teen's growth
The overuse of caffeine
Are you addicted to the caffeine and sugar in a Starbucks coffee?
Cutting back on Caffeine
Symptoms of withdrawal from caffeine
Kicking the caffeine habit
A chart on "Caffeine source and caffeine content"
Activities of a Writing prompt
Activity of "Tracking your total intake of caffeine each day"
Activity of fun "Circle the ways you can tell you are addicted to Starbucks Coffee drinks."
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