An informative DVD that looks into all the different kinds of drugs available and the dangers of these substances, such as alcohol, tobacco, class A and B drugs and prescription medicines, it also covers how to say no to drugs. It offers high quality BBC video clips, along with images, texts and activities, to help teach children about the different types of drugs, and the risks associated with them, along with many opportunities for discussion and interaction. Writing activities allow children to develop their ideas and give them a context for literacy work. A comprehensive teacher's book offers guidance about the best way of teaching the topic, help with using the CD-ROM, and suggestions for further activities. There are 6 units of work on this CD-Rom.
Full break down of the units on this resource are below:
Unit 1: What are drugs?
What is a drug?
What do drugs do to my body?
Drugs and medicines (1)
Drugs and medicines (2)
People and drugs - Which of these drugs are not medicines? - Three types of drug use - Why do people use drugs? - Who does not use drugs?
Writing focus: life changing discoveries
Unit 2: What are the risks?
What is risk?
Risk is normal
Pressure and influence
Writing focus: How to say 'no'
Unit 3: Different kinds of drugs
Medicines: - What is a prescription drug? - Who should we accept medicines from? - Different types of medicine
Tobacco: - Laws and rules about smoking - How does smoking affect people? - How much money do smokers spend each year?
Alcohol: - Laws and Rules about alcohol - Lisencing laws - Underage drinking in public - Keeping young people safe - Alcohol and driving - How does alcohol affect people? - When do people drink alcohol?
Volatile substances: - Laws and rules about volatile substances - The dangers of using volatile substances
Illegal drugs: - What illegal drugs have you heard of? - Illegal drugs and the law
Writing focus: Dear Prime Minister
Unit 4: Getting a balanced view
The Media and drugs
People's opinions about drugs
What's the real picture?
Writing focus: A letter to the papers
Unit 5: Help and support
How difficult is it to give up drugs?
What to do if a friend or parent has a problem
Wring focus: Problem page
Responding to an emergency
The recovery position (1)
The recovery position (2)
Unit 6: Review and reflection
What Have I learned about drugs?
Compatible with Windows XP and above. Not compatible with Mac.