Proper Use of Prescription Drugs (POP-D)

A science education based curriculum for seventh and eighth grade students to prevent prescription drug abuse



Teacher's guide and lessons

A Classroom Teacher's Guide with six classroom lessons to allow students to explore and apply information about the human brain and brain function, investigate the effects of prescription drugs on the brain, and then develop refusal statements for situations involving prescription drug abuse.

A Game Guide provides information on four online games and their associated lessons. Each lesson includes a detailed instructional sequence, PowerPoint slides, and in-class activities.


The educational resources for parents include:


Interactive games for Students

Interactive web-based games and video clips for students to review or more deeply explore concepts presented in the POP-D classroom lessons.