- National Drug & Alcohol IQ Challenge. Test teens’ knowledge of drugs and alcohol, and their effects. Download the quiz or use the interactive version online.
- Shatter the Myths. Find answers to teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and drug use with scientific facts and engaging images.
- Chat Day Questions and Answers. See teens’ questions about drug use, its effect on teens, and addiction, and then read scientists’ answers.
- Brain Power! Take teens on an exploration of the science behind drug use to learn the effects of drugs on the brain and body.
- Drugs & Health Blog and Teacher’s Guide. Help teens make connections between what they see and hear and what the science says about drug use.
- Addiction Science Award and Teacher’s Guide. Encourage teens to participate in the world’s largest science competition for high school students.
- Scholastic Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body [external link]. Educate teens about drugs, drug use, and life skills with activities and lessons from Scholastic.
- Mind Matters Series. Explore the ways that different drugs affect your brain, body, and life.
- National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW): Get Activity Ideas & Toolkits. Find several toolkits centered on specific themes, such as alcohol, marijuana, and opioids and other prescription drugs.
- NDAFW Bingo! Play a fun vocabulary game where students learn about topics and facts surrounding drug and alcohol use.
- NIDA for Teens Drug Facts. Learn detailed facts on drugs and addiction written for the teen audience.
- The Brain: Understanding Neurobiology Through the Study of Addiction. Use this interactive curriculum supplement for grades 9 through 12.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences offers online STEM- and career-related training resources that can be used to enhance remote learning:
- Virtual Learning STEM Resources. This blog post highlights STEM/K-12 resources, including the student magazine, Pathways, developed in collaboration with Scholastic.
Explore citizen science video games, funded by the National Institutes of Health:
- FoldIt: Solve puzzles for science. FoldIt crowdsources computer games, enabling users to contribute to important scientific research.
- Eterna: Eterna empowers citizen scientists to invent medicine through molecular design. You play by solving puzzles using RNAs, tiny molecules at the heart of every cell.