Cost of Smoking


Jackie Glasthal

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Resource Type:

Lesson Plans

Math Content:

Estimation, Adding, Multiplication

Justice Issues:

Smoking, Health, Wellbeing

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Students estimate the amount of money a non-smoking teen spends in a week, a month, and a year, and compare it with the expenses of a teen who smokes one, two, and three packs a day. They then research other reasons that teens should not smoke, and create an ad campaign geared toward young people emphasizing the financial and health benefits of not smoking.