ERIC Number: ED284077
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Experiments and Demonstrations in Smoking Education.
Gilbert, Glen G.; Ziady, Merrie
This document contains experiments, demonstrations, and descriptions of computer software that may be useful in smoking education. Strategies are presented so that instructors can select the ones that are appropriate for their target populations. Experiments and demonstrations on the effects of smoking presented in this book are appropriate for elementary and secondary school students. Each of the 39 experiments or demonstrations includes descriptions of the purpose, appropriate age group, equipment, procedure, and discussion points; most include black and white illustrations. Some of the topics included are: (1) operation of healthy and diseased lungs; (2) accumulation of tar; (3) lung capacity; (4) simulation of reduction in taste and smell; (5) effects of cigarette smoke on plants; (6) smokeless tobacco effects; (7) effects of smoking on skin temperature; (8) smoking and blood pressure; (9) carbon monoxide levels of smokers versus non-smokers; (10) nicotine's effect on living organisms; (11) smoking and Vitamin C; (12) making a smoking machine; and (13) effects of carbon monoxide on blood. A listing of software for smoking education, a reference list for smoking education, and a resource list of agencies interested in smoking education are included. (ABL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Center for Health Promotion and Education (CDC), Rockville, MD. Office on Smoking and Health.
Authoring Institution: Portland State Univ., OR. Center for Public Health Studies.