The lessons and worksheets in the Reach Out Now program support your science lessons with facts about the brain and the body. They also reinforce key skills such as reading comprehension, critical thinking, graphs, and persuasive writing skills.
Click on the lesson links below for each lesson and its accompanying worksheet.
Pre- and Post-Assessment: What Do You Know About Alcohol?
Assess your students' knowledge about the effects of alcohol on the brain and the body with the "What Do You Know About Alcohol" assessment printable.
Lesson 1: Alcohol and Your Brain
Students will learn about the functions of different parts of the brain and how alcohol affects those functions.
Lesson 2: Alcohol and Your Body
Students will learn about the harmful effects of alcohol on different parts of the body.
Lesson 3: Making Smart Choices
Students will consider why young people may be tempted to use alcohol. They will use the facts they have learned about the effects of alcohol on the brain and the body to determine healthy responses to scenarios in which alcohol is involved.