In this movie, you'll learn about the dangers of smoking. You'll learn that tobacco contains nicotine, an addictive drug. Did you know that cigarettes and smokeless tobacco contain tar and other harmful chemicals? Learn how smoking can harm a person’s lungs, heart, and brain and causes diseases like lung cancer and emphysema. Find out what you should say and do if you are offered a cigarette or pressured to smoke. See how you can help smokers quit.
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 »
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 »