Tobacco-Free Lesson Plans & Resources for Teachers

With school in session, it’s crucial for teachers and students to stay up to date about evolving tobacco products, along with the dangers of each product. Below you’ll find fact-packed downloads and articles to help young people make informed choices about tobacco or vape use.

Tobacco-Free Lesson Plans

These Scholastic lesson plans explore the dangers of tobacco and vapes. Lessons are divided into two grade-level groups: 6–8 and 9–12. These engaging plans explore trends, data and marketing messaging — a totally new approach to learning about tobacco and vaping.

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What to Watch For: Symptoms of Teen Nicotine Use

Developing brains and nicotine simply do NOT mix. Overwhelming evidence points to long-term adverse effects on the teen brain after exposure to nicotine, including greater chances of addictive behavior later in life.

Learn how to spot nicotine addiction in teens, whether it’s through vaping or tobacco use.

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Vaping 101 Quiz

Test your students’ knowledge (and your own!) with this quiz about the dangers of vaping.

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FREE Help to Quit for Teens

If you have students struggling with nicotine addiction, there are FREE, effective resources to help them quit.

My Life, My Quit

My Life, My Quit helps 13–17-year-olds quit vaping and other tobacco products. Kids receive one-on-one text and web support that can be vital in the transition to living tobacco free.

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Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline

For those who are ages 13–17, the Helpline offers Quit Coaching and nonjudgmental support. Adults 18 and over can also receive at least a two-week supply of patches, gum or lozenges for FREE. Since 2003, over 470,000 Oklahomans have used the Helpline.

Helpline Services for Teens

Vaping Dangers: A Handout for Kids

This vaping handout gives quick-hitting and digestible facts on the dangers of vaping. Print out this sheet and post it in your classroom!

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Dangers of Youth Vaping Poster

Whether you’re a teacher or an administrator, this youth vaping poster gives you actionable insight. Use it to help protect your students from the dangers of vaping.

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Vaping 101 Teacher Handout

Get the lowdown on youth vaping in Oklahoma. Plus, learn how to spot vapes and look for signs of teen vape use.

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Stay Informed

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Published by Tobacco Stops With Me on August 3, 2021