PowerPoint: So, What's Really in These E-Cigarettes/Vapes?


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


1. To understand the multiple components of e-cigarettes/vape pens

2. To understand how e-cigarettes/vape pens function


Materials Needed: Computer, Projector, "So, What's Really in These E-Cigarettes and Vape Pens?" PowerPoint

Handout: None


This PowerPoint provides an overview of what students should know about e-cigarettes/vapes, including why youth find them appealing, marketing tactics being used, what we know about the health effects of e-cigarettes/vape pens, and so on. 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 the chemicals in e-cigarettes/vapes.


E-Cigarette Unit

Teach more curriculum on this topic. Click on the title/heading above.

What's in E-Cigarettes/E-Cigarette Chemicals Kahoot

Quiz students on what they know or learned about the harms of breathing in e-cigarette/vape chemicals.