2Lesson Objectives:To know about some of the health effects of smoking.To consider some of the risks associated with smoking.To be able to work with others, developing communication and collaboration skills.
3Intended Learning Outcomes: Pupils will have: Worked in a group to take part in a knowledge based smoking quiz.Discussed how smoking affects the health of the body.Reflected upon a variety of smoking related risks.
4Success Criteria:Know at least three effects that smoking has upon health.To be able to identify some of the risks associated with smoking.Be able to recognise why it may be that people hold differing views towards the risks of smoking.
5Tobacco Quiz What is tobacco? Tobacco is a plant that contains nicotine. Nicotine is a drug which has both stimulant and depressant effects. Tobacco is most commonly smoked in cigarettes
6Where is tobacco grown?Tobacco is grown in many countries (around 125). China, India, Brazil and the United States are among the leading producers of tobacco.
7What is a cigarette?A cigarette is a rolled up piece of paper containing tobacco, a variety of additives, often with a filter. The addictive nicotine is contained in the tobacco.
8How many smoking related deaths are there each year? There are over 100,000 smoking related deaths each year in the UK. Approximately half of all smokers die from smoking related illnesses.
9Why do some young people start smoking? There is no one answer for this; there are many different reasons. Some young people start smoking to assert their independence, others smoke because they are told not to, and some young people smoke because of family or role model influences.
10Why do some adults smoke? Again there are many reasons for this. Many people become addicted due to the nicotine in cigarettes and find it difficult to quit. Some people develop a dependence on smoking and use it for a support when things go wrong.
11How much does a packet of 20 cigarettes cost and how much of the cost is tax? A packet of 20 cigarettes varies and obviously changes over time, but is around £6.29 (2011). The total tax burden (excise duty plus VAT) accounts for 90% of the price of the cheapest cigarettes on sale in the UK.
12Were the answers what you expected? How do you feel about the answers?What have you learned about tobacco and smoking?
13Activity On a piece of paper draw the outline of a body. Using only one colour of pen label all the areas on the body that can be affected by smoking.
14Time-outReflect upon the lesson so far. Compare your initial diagram with the one you now have in front of you.How do they differ?Was this expected?Are there any questions you would like to ask?
15What are the main health risks associated with smoking?
16 Know at least three ways in which smoking can affect health. By the end of this lesson, I will:-Lesson 1Know at least three ways in which smoking can affect health.Be able to identify some of the risks associated with smoking.Be able to recognise why it may be that people hold differing views towards the risks of smoking.