This program introduces young learners to the types, and differences between legal and illegal drugs. Students will learn that legal drugs, such as medicines are used to ease the symptoms of sickness, cure diseases, prevent and control illness. Viewers will come to understand that tobacco and alcohol are recreational drugs that are only legal for adults over the age of 21 to use, and that legal does not mean the drug is safe. In addition, the program discusses the short term and long-term, harmful effects of abusing tobacco and alcohol. The program then focuses on illegal drugs including marijuana, cocaine and heroin and how each can permanently damage your body and brain.
video, plus teacher’s resource book in digital format