LENDING LIBRARY: Tobacco Resources
What's Up with E-Cigarettes?
Teens use of e-cigarette and other electronic vaping devices has skyrocketed. Kids think e-cigarettes are a "safe" alternative to smoking. This program gives students the facts and urges extreme caution. V iewers learn the truth about nicotine addiction and its impact o health. They will understand that the supposedly "safe" water vapor contains other harmful checmicals as well.
VAPING: More Dangerous Than you Think
This video and print curriculum addresses the new craze of vaping drugs (nicotine, alcohol, liquid marijuana and others). Through interviews with teen users and medical professionals, this program clearly demonstrates the serious health risks of vaping, including risk of swallowing liquid nicotine which has put hundreds of teens into ERs.
Award Winner! Focusing on the illusions and misconceptions surrounding teen smoking, this award-winning program exposes the faulty reasoning that leads young people to start or continue smoking. Offers motives and strategies to quit or abstain and features myth-busting classroom presentations. Includes viewable/printable teacher's guide. Grades 7-12. 24 minutes.
This program covers the most disgusting consequences of smoking. Includes images of hairy tongues, cancerous tumors, oozing tar, and more. Comes with pre- and post-tests and a 44-page teacher's resource book with student handouts. Grades 5-9. 18 minutes.
With graphic images of the devastation caused by tobacco, this program delivers a powerful no-tobacco message that young people will never forget. Viewers meet smokers dying from heart disease, lung cancer, and head and neck cancer and learn that tobacco can kill even young adults. Covers smoking, smokeless tobacco, and secondhand smoke. Grade 7-Adult. 28 minutes.
I Can’t Breathe: A Smoker’s Story
This 20-minute closed captioned video, coupled with a moderator's guide, is designed to help lead classroom discussions with students about the consequences of cigarette smoking. The DVD was created for young people aged 11 to 14 years.
Smoking: Don’t Get Burned Folding Display Award Winner!
Teen-oriented graphics and language help young viewers understand that smoking can have negative-and immediate- effects on their health and appearance. This sturdy folding display identifies the risks of tobacco use and explains that cigarette "alternatives" such as clove cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are not safe choices, either. 58" x 22 ½" opened.
Designed for middle school students, this CD-ROM contains interactive tobacco prevention activities. Each of the nine activities takes 5-12 minutes to play and is reinforced with an exit quiz. Addresses misconceptions about tobacco use, short and long-term consequences, and the power of nicotine addiction. Includes 48-page user's guide and 35 disks. Grades 6-8.
Curriculum in a Box: Tobacco
Suitable for grades 7-12, Curriculum in a Box: Tobacco is a comprehensive video and print resource that approaches tobacco education from four key perspectives. The specific goals of the curriculum are:
- to prevent teens from experimenting with cigarettes, chewing tobacco, or any new forms of tobacco
- to remind teens that they have the power to resist being swayed by the marketing strategies of tobacco companies
- to provide teens with crucial refusal skills that they can use among their peers
- to educate those students who are currently using tobacco products so that they are better able to fight their addictions
Six hard-hitting videos, two PowerPoint presentations and a wealth of supplementary print materials will present the facts about tobacco to your students in a clear and dynamic way. Students will take away new information and compelling ideas about all forms of tobacco- cigarettes, herbal cigarettes, snus, spit tobacco, spitless tobacco, and more.
Giant Plastic Inflatable Cigarette
Smaller Plastic Inflatable Cigarette
Teeth in Tobacco Juice
The toxic chemicals found in tobacco smoke are more easily remembered by associating them with common-and grossly unappealing- substances. This eye-catching, Plexiglas, 3-D display resembles a cigarette yet allows viewers to see what ís really inside tobacco smoke. Comes with a two-sided tent card that can be used with adults or children. Display measures 24 ¾" x 3½".
Smoking Prevention Bingo
Lou-Wheeze Smokers Lungs Comparison Model
Clever Catch Ball
The World's Most Disgusting Smell
This fun display counts down the most rotten smells imaginable and then allows viewers to smell the worst, foulest, nastiest smell of all: tobacco smoke. Reminds viewers that the rancid smell of tobacco smoke (full of formaldehyde, benzene, and other poisonous chemicals) is absorbed into the hair, clothes, and skin of smokers. 7" diameter.
Ciggy Buttz Inflatable Punching Bag
The Partnership for a Healthier Johnson County Tobacco Control Action Team is proudly funded by a grant from Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Council.
Learn more about this statewide network at www.itpc.in.gov.