PowerPoint: Hookah 101


Educators should download the PowerPoint file which contains Teacher Talking Points for each slide. 


1. This activity provides a script that teachers can use to initiate discussions about the history of hookah and the risks associated with its use. The teacher talking points may include links to ads, videos, latest studies, and/or other resources that could be shown to further facilitate the discussion.


Materials Needed: Computer, Projector, PowerPoint

Handout: None


This PowerPoint provides an overview of what students should know about hookah, including why youth find them appealing, marketing tactics being used, what we know about the health effects of hookah use.  At the end of the PowerPoint are some debriefing activities that you can use with the students.


Branching Out

Whether you have more teaching time or want to dive into similar topics to form a lesson, here are just a few options of other Toolkit curriculum items that you can use with this PowerPoint.


Discussion Guide

Students can have a conversation with a trusted adult about hookah.



Some students questions may be answered with this factsheet on hookah.


Hookah Curriculum

Want to see all of the hookah curriculum available on the Toolkit? Click on the title/heading above.