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The University of Utah Genetic Science Learning Center

Multiple interactive games give teens the opportunity to see how methamphetamine affects neurons and their communication.

What’s In the Lesson Plan: 

  • 1 interactive game
  • Printable Teacher's Guide and Student Worksheets

Grade Level(s): 


Student Skills Targeted: 

  • Neurobiology of drug abuse and the effects of drugs on the brain
  • Knowledge of the health consequences of drug abuse

Time / Duration: 

  • 1 class period per 1-2 games


  • Computer with Internet access per 1 - 3 students
  • Printer/copier for printable module worksheet and answer guide
  • Latest Java® version required
  • Unity Web Player® installation required for “Meth Mouse”

Alignment with National Standards: 

  • National Science Education Standards


  • English