Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Drugs



  1. Each group will be formed by the teacher.
  2. Each group will be assigned a drug. (one of the following: tobacco, marijuana, methamphetamines, anabolic steriods, LSD, cocaine, MDMA [ecstasy], alcohol, heroin)  
  3. Each group will conduct research on the assigned drug using the links attached at the bottom of this page.
  4.  Each group will answer the questions listed below under the heading "Questions To Answer."  
  5. While conducting research, each group will have the opportunity to earn a 5-point bonus.
  6. Each group will place the answers to the  below questions on a poster in a neat, organized, and attractive manner.
  7. Each group will present the posters to the class.


1. What is your drug?                                                                                                  

2. What is the category of your drug? (stimulant, depressant, androgenics, hallucinogen, or cannibas)                                  

3. What are the common street/slang names?                                                                  

4. What does it look like?                                                                                                       

5. How is it used? (ie-injection, swallowed...)                                                                 

6. What are common side effects?                                                                             

7. What are symptoms of an overdose?                                                                              

8. Is this drug addictive?                                                                                                   

9. What are withdrawal symptoms?                                                                             

10. What are short-term effects?                                                                                  

11. What are long-term effects?                                                                                      

12. List at least 5 myths about the drug.

13. List at least 5 facts about the drug (doesn't have to be related to the myths).   

*****5-Point Bonus: You have to provide at least 2 interesting facts about the history or first creation of the drug.



Web Link
  • The Cool Spot
    Description: Information on Alcohol and Resisting Peer Pressure

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  • Symbaloo: Drugs
    Description: Once at this site, scroll down & click on "View on Symbaloo: Drugs." Here, you will find your resources under the tabs.

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