Lesson 4.3 – Commonly Used Drugs/Tobacco
Activity 1 – Tobacco Webquest
Directions: Visit each website and answer the questions that follow.
TOBACCO BODY: http://tobaccobody.fi/
Using a Venn Diagram compare and contrast female and male with the following information:
*Click on each body to find factors that are similar and factors that are different
*Place this information into a Venn diagram
What Is This?
*Compare and contrast factors between nonsmokers and smokers
BIOPSY: _ http://www.oxygen.org.au/games/InteractiveBiopsy/default.asp
*You can use any of the instruments at the bottom of the page.
*There are seven dots that will be biopsied and the questions can be answered from that information.
*Start at the head and work your way down.
Nicotine causes an addiction that start in you brain and is hard to get rid of. If your body gets rid of nicotine it will cause other problems because your mind thinks you need it.
Vision loss and cataracts
What gene does smoking affect?
What is the job of this gene?
What chemical kills this gene?
Identify four cancers, according to this site, that is linked to smoking.
Lung, mouth, heart, throat
Clog vessels and increase heart rate
What does the “stickiness” allow?
Blockage in your vessels/ plaque buildup
What can tobacco smoke trigger according to this site?
What is the smoker’s risk of dying compared of a non-smoker?
5 times the change
No filter and the gunk still builds up in the pipe and can be inhaled
SECONDHAND SMOKE: http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_body/take_care/secondhand_smoke.html?tracking=T_RelatedArticle#
Second hand smoke comes from the smoke that smokers exhale and the smoke floating from the end of the cigarette, cigar, or pipe.
Passive Smoking- accidental inhaling of cigarette smoke
SMOKELESS TOBACCO: www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/hems/tobacco/tobacco_products.pdf
Smokeless Tobacco Questions:
Chewing tobacco and snuff
Chewing tobacco is consumed through the mouth and snuff is sucked up in your nose.
Absorbed it you taste buds or in your mouth
White patches formed in the mouth
Yes, same types of cancer smoking tobacco causes
PREGNANT AND SMOKING: http://www.webmd.com/baby/smoking-during-pregnancy
Pregnant and Smoking Questions:
Birth defects, asthma, allergies, low weight, miscarriage
Consequences remain the same