This resource is for educators teaching about drugs and their effects on the human body.
It focuses on key concepts like what a drug is, examples of medicinal drugs and how harmful drugs damage cells. It also discusses how each drug functions and the effects on specific organs and long-term effects.
Throughout the lesson you will find short activities and questions the students can complete to keep them thinking and engaged.
The resource focuses on the following drugs:
Antibiotics and how they work
Heroin and brain function
At the end is a summary activity as well 8 task cards.
The task cards include questions on effect of carbon monoxide, lung cancer, Emphysema, antibiotic resistance and definitions, to name a few...
I loved using this resource when I taught Drugs to my GCSE Biology class.
I hope you will enjoy it too!