Smokers stink! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby talk about cigarettes and the smoking habit. Find out why smoking is bad for your body and what deadly illnesses smoking can cause. You’ll learn where tobacco in cigarettes comes from, plus some of the hundreds of other chemicals found in cigarettes. Discover what smoking does to your lungs, how it often causes cancer, and the types of problems nicotine can create for your body. Plus, you’ll learn about why it’s so hard for someone addicted to cigarettes to quit smoking, and what you can do to help if someone you know is in this situation. You sure won’t be dying for a cigarette after this movie!

Smoking Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about smoking. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Smoking. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Smoking Movie Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about smoking. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Smoking topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »