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Curriculum Overview

This sheet provides a brief overview of how Understanding the Opioid Epidemic can be used in classrooms along with a description of the accompanying lesson plans. All lesson plans are designed for grades 7-8 but include adaptations for use in high school classrooms. Lesson plans are aligned to National Health Education Standards. Full lesson plans can be found at here on the program website and on PBS LearningMedia.

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