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The
Real Cost
of Vaping

Videos, a digital activity, and articles about e-cigarettes

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Poster Contest

You have the power to get other teens to avoid or quit vaping. Create a one-page poster with words and images to convince other kids of the serious health risks of vaping. Your poster should combine persuasive techniques with scientific facts or statistics. Enter for a chance to win great prizes!

Deadline
3/22/21

$500 Grand Prize

1 Winner for Grades 6–8
$500 Each for Winning Student & Their Teacher

$200 Runners-Up Prizes

3 Winners for Grades 6–8
$200 Each for Winning Students & Their Teachers

The Grand Prize–winning entry will also be adapted into posters by the Food and Drug Administration


How to Enter

ONLINE OR EMAIL

Online or email entries for grades 6–8 can only be submitted by a student’s teacher or parent.

MAIL

Vaping’s Not My Thing Contest
Scholastic Inc., 3rd Floor
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

Entries must be postmarked by
3/22/21 and received by 3/29/21.

Contest Deadline: March 22, 2021

Download Contest Entry Info, Planner, and Rubric.

Each individual student entry MUST contain the student’s name, grade, school name, city/state, and teacher name in order be eligible.

Click for Official Rules.

STUDENT CONTEST: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Void where prohibited. Open only to students in grades 6–12 who are residents of the 50 United States, Washington, DC, or US territories. Teachers/parents/legal guardians who submit an entry must be 18 years or older and reside in the 50 US/DC/US territories. Deadline: March 22, 2021. Entries must be submitted or postmarked between 12:01 a.m. ET on December 17, 2020, and 11:59 p.m. ET on March 22, 2021 (mail-in entries must be received by March 29, 2021). Prize packages: Grand Prize package (two awarded): (ERV: $2,000); Runners-Up (six awarded): (ERV: $2,400). Visit scholastic.com/youthvapingrisks/contest/officialrules for complete Official Rules.

Reading Resources

Read about vaping myths and facts, then explore the videos and digital research tool.

Student Magazine

READ MAGAZINE

The Health Impacts of E-Cigarettes

READ ARTICLE

Vaping Misperceptions

READ INFOGRAPHIC

Videos

Check out these videos to get must-know facts about e-cigarettes.

VIDEO 1 How Do
E-Cigarettes Work?
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VIDEO 2 How Does Vaping
Harm Your Health?
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VIDEO 3 How Are Teen Vaping
Rates Changing?
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VIDEO 4 What Should Teens Know
About E-Cigarette Advertising?
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VIDEO 5 How Have E-Cigarettes
Evolved?
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Digital Activity

Find out the truth about the health consequences of vaping.

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