ERIC Number: ED111819
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Drugs and Your Safety.
Pounds, Elenore T.; Richmond, Julius B.
This booklet concerning drugs and personal safety was written for children 6 to 8 years old. It raises issues in the use of drugs by first posing questions and then discussing the answers. Numerous photographs are used to illustrate each of the ideas discussed. The booklet defines drugs and explains how they can be both harmful and helpful. It also discusses taking drugs offered by other people, taking drugs without the help of an adult, sniffing glue, and taking drugs on a dare. The booklet contains questions at the end to test the child's knowledge of the material presented. It also includes a list of important ideas discussed and reading suggestions for teachers and parents. (MK)
Descriptors: Children, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Health Education, Primary Education, Safety, Self Care Skills
Scott Foresman and Company, 1900 E. Lake Avenue, Glenview, Illinois 60025 (No price quoted)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A