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May 8

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April 24, 2020

7th and 8th Graders will complete the same assignments.

There are two parts to the assignment. Read the article. In the comments of the post on Google Classroom:
  1. Write one question you'd like to ask about teen alcohol use.
  2. Respond to one of your classmates questions. Please use logic and professionalism when responding. Don't make jokes, or comments that are offensive. This is an open, respectful conversation. Keep it that way.
When you've completed both parts of the assignment, send me a private message that says "Done."

Alcohol can rewire the teenage brain | Science News for Students

Alcohol is a drug. And every day, more than 4,750 American kids aged 15 and younger take their first full drink of this drug. That's according to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHSA. And the problem is not just that this consumption is illegal.

7th and 8th Graders will complete the same assignment for the week of April 6-April 10. Read the article and write 6 sentences describing what you read. 

Vaping may harm the lungs | Science News for Students

You've seen them on television, in celebrity photos and in magazine ads - cool superstars vaping on electronic cigarettes. Their high-tech gadgets seem to be available everywhere, from shopping malls to the 24-hour convenience mart. Is it any wonder that teens are being tempted to try out the vaping craze?

March 30-April 3
Watch the video below and answer the questions found in Google Classroom