Vaping Prevention Online Course

A free course for teaching students remotely about the harms of vaping

Instructions

Educators should download the Course Navigation Guide for Educators, Lesson Plan, and Review & Reflect Discussion Guide. 

Purpose

Provide students with an opportunity to learn about the following in a remote-learning environment:

1. the health risks of using e-cigarettes/vapes, including Juul and Puff Bar

2. the increased risk of severe COVID-19 infection for those using e-cigarettes/vapes

3. the marketing tactics used by nicotine companies to target young people, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic

Downloads and Links

 

Daily Lesson Plan

Here is the teaching schedule we recommend for those spending multiple class sessions on vaping prevention. Click on the arrows below to see steps for teaching 50 minutes on 1 learning module from this course. Hyperlinks to the course are included.

For those who want to include a session on cannabis prevention and awareness, please check out the alternative session which provides an oppotunity to integrate parts of our Cannabis Awareness & Prevention Remote-Learning Curriculum. There is a daily lesson plan for this curriculum as well, which will help you select the topics that will be of most interest to your students. 

 

 

Session 1: A Real Intro to E-Cigarettes

 

1. (5 min) Check-Ins

2. (15 min) Teach Mini-Lessons from 1st Course Module

3. (10 min) Breakout Rooms for Students to Discuss Review & Reflect Questions

4. (10 min) Small Groups Report Out to Class

5. (10 min) Wrap Up Module and Do Quiz as a Class

 

Session 2: All of the Chemicals

 

1. (5 min) Check-Ins

2. (15 min) Teach Mini-Lessons from 2nd Course Module

3. (10 min) Breakout Rooms for Students to Discuss Review & Reflect Questions

4. (10 min) Small Groups Report Out to Class

5. (10 min) Wrap Up Module and Do Quiz as a Class

 

Session 3: What's the Damage

 

1. (5 min) Check-Ins

2. (15 min) Teach Mini-Lessons from 3rd Course Module

3. (10 min) Breakout Rooms for Students to Discuss Review & Reflect Questions

4. (10 min) Small Groups Report Out to Class

5. (10 min) Wrap Up Module and Do Quiz as a Class

 

Session 4: Central Problem of E-Cig Usage

 

1. (5 min) Check-Ins

2. (15 min) Teach Mini-Lessons from 4th Course Module

3. (10 min) Breakout Rooms for Students to Discuss Review & Reflect Questions

4. (10 min) Small Groups Report Out to Class

5. (10 min) Wrap Up Module and Do Quiz as a Class

 

Session 5: What Are They Selling

 

1. (5 min) Check-Ins

2. (15 min) Teach Mini-Lessons from 5th Course Module

3. (10 min) Breakout Rooms for Students to Discuss Review & Reflect Questions

4. (10 min) Small Groups Report Out to Class

5. (10 min) Wrap Up Module & Assign or Do Final Knowledge Check

 

Alternative Session: Cannabis Curriculum

 

1. (5 min) Check-Ins

2. (15 min) Present on Slides from Cannabis RLC

3. (10 min) Breakout Rooms for Students to Discuss/Work on Worksheet

4. (10 min) Small Groups Report Out to Class

5. (10 min) Present More Slides or Answer Student Questions

 

More on the Course


Branching Out

Here are some resources to assist you as you empower young people to go or stay vape-free and smoke-free.

 

Going Smoke-free or Vape-free

Read more about benefits of going smoke- or vape-free during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, find a list of cessation resources.

E-Cigarette Curriculum

Check out this educational module containg PowerPoints and activities all on the harms of using e-cigarettes/vapes.

Toolkit Sample Curriculum

Want more curriculum for remote teaching? Check out this 1-session sample curriculum containing activities such as Kahoot.

Vaping Prevention Videos

Watch videos on YouTube of the Toolkit team presenting slides and information on the harms of using e-cigarettes/vapes.