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For Teachers: Lesson Plans and Classroom Materials

As an educator, you can play an active role in preventing youth vaping. FDA research suggests that when teachers talk about the health consequences of vaping, and schools enforce anti-vaping policies, students may be less likely to vape. Helping youth understand the consequences of vaping can help promote a lifetime of healthy behaviors and choices.

Teachers: Watch this video to learn how to use the FDA Vaping Prevention & Education Resource Center.

The Vaping Prevention & Education Resource Center offers age-appropriate, cross-curricular resources to help teens learn about the dangers of vaping. Through lesson plans, activities, infographics, and videos, students are encouraged to analyze information, collect and present data to their peers, and assess the marketing tactics used to promote vaping products.

Monitoring Teen Tobacco Product Use

Funded by NIH and FDA, the Rutgers Center for Excellence in Rapid Surveillance of Tobacco seeks to better understand emerging tobacco and nicotine product use among teens. If you work in a middle or high school and have access to tobacco and/or nicotine products that have been confiscated or received from students, you can help!