Meth Mouse

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

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What's in the Lesson Plan:

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

Grade Level(s):

6,  7,  8,  9,  10,  11,  12 

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

Materials:

  • 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

Languages:

  • English

Interactive Game