Science Fair: Award for Addiction Science

Students gain practical experience conducting research-based investigations on the topic of addiction science. Three exemplary projects receive the Addiction Science Award, coordinated by the Friends of NIDA (a coalition that supports NIDA's mission) during the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). The ISEF is the world's largest science competition for high school students.


What's in the Lesson Plan:

  • Teacher’s guide
  • Accompanying Addiction Science Award Webpages

Grade Level(s):

9,  10,  11,  12 

Student Skills Targeted:

  • Conduct of scientific inquiry
  • Nature of scientific knowledge
  • Application of scientific data to real world problems
  • Critical thinking

Time / Duration:

  • Multiple class periods over time


Alignment with National Standards:

  • National Science Education Standards


  • English

Complete Lesson