Free substance prevention activities for kids range from scholastic drug awareness programs, such as DARE America, to simple physical activities that enhance sportsmanship and camaraderie among peers. Another key element... More »

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Information about substance abuse can be found on the website for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drugabuse.gov. The site contains details about particular types of drugs, news about the latest research and contact... More »

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Good topics of discussion about substance abuse include cigarette smoking and how it's bad for health, how certain drugs are illegal, drinking and driving and strategies for turning down drugs when offered, notes the Nat... More »

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Studies done at the high school and college-level suggest that involvement in extracurricular activities can lead to improved academic performance, self-confidence, social skills, better health and awareness of career go... More »

Science is important for kids because it helps develop problem solving skills, technology skills and an awareness of the importance of conservation. Knowledge obtained from a science education is applicable to a wide ran... More »

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The U.S. Administration on Aging offers many programs for seniors, including caregiver services, nutritional support and elder abuse prevention programs. It also provides funds for state and local agencies dedicated to s... More »

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Classroom and family activities that teach kids about simple machines include Ramping Up, Pulley Message System, Simple Machine Walk and Give a Lift. Online simple machine games include "Simple Machines Match It," "Simpl... More »

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