Students play a game of chance to determine whether a fictitious child is likely or unlikely to abuse drugs.

Students discover the risk and protective factors involved in substance addiction and analyze the results along with genetic factors to assess the risk of addiction.

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What's the Risk? Print-and-Go

Time Required

Class Time: 40 minutes
Prep Time: 30 minutes

Prior Knowledge Needed


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Students will understand that the use of drugs is an important risk factor in addiction. Download the activity.