• 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


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

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Exercise & Health | Cardiovascular System
Respiratory System | Tobacco Awareness
Gastrointestinal System | Nutrition Awareness
Brain, Muscle & Skeletal Systems

Web Links

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

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

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