This lesson plan covers the dangers of Inhalants; including sniffing, bagging, huffing and spraying inhalants directly into the mouth. Special emphasis is placed on the dangerous effects to the brain. 3 activities, clip art, printables, answer key, no prep needed.
Included in this lesson plan is:
What are inhalants? The 4 different categories and the household or over the counter products that are considered inhalants
How are inhalants used?- information on sniffing, bagging, huffing and spraying directly into the mouth
How do the inhalants produce the effects?
How can inhalant abuse be recognized?
The short and long term effects of inhalant use
Brain damage caused by inhalants
Other medical consequences from using inhalants, including death
Commonly abused inhalants
What to do if someone you care about is using inhalants
Where to get help
Activities included are:
"Phony Fact Sheet"-Find the “phony statements” made about Inhalants and circle them
"Graphic Organizer"- asks the students to write one consequence of inhaling on the brain, in each box
"Create a message for other students on the dangers of inhalants." Students have the option of drawing, writing or both.
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