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Teen Smoking - Emrawa High School for Girls


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Global Citizenship Project 2016-Campfire

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Teen Smoking - Emrawa High School for Girls

  1. 1. TEEN SMOKING [Emrawa Secondary Schools for girls / Al Rmtha/Jordan ] In collaboration with [High school for Science/New York] / USA] Global Citizenship Project
  2. 2. PROJECT BACKGROUND [Emrawa Secondary Schools for girls ] in [Jordan ] participated in a virtual exchange program hosted by Global Nomads Group. As part of the program, our school collaborated with [High school for Science] in [USA] to develop solutions to the challenges our communities face. We decided to address the problem of [Cigarettes smoking is the most important risk factor for young men and women .It produces a greater relative risk in persons under age50.]. To do this, we created a [project format: survey , brochure, flyers, power point , interview ,posters, experiment.]
  3. 3. WHY DO TEENS SMOKE ? There are main reasons that teens smoke are to look mature ,to be like their friends And to experiment .Other reasons, they may Unemployed or may be homeless or They may have a lot of stress and pressures because of economic and personal problems
  4. 4. SMOKING Smoking is responsible for several diseases such As cancer .lung cancer is the most common causes of cancer deaths in the world . Smoking raises cancer risk because scientists say There are over 4.000 compounds in cigarette smoke .
  5. 5. Nicotine Carbon Monoxide Toxic Tar Cigarette Compound
  6. 6. TOXIC Toxic is bad For us and damage our cells.
  7. 7. TAR Consists of several cancer causing chemicals when A smoker inhales cigarette smoke 70 % of The tar remains in the lungs.
  8. 8. NICOTINE It is highly addictive .smokers find it is very hard to quit because they are hooked on the nicotine .it is an extremely fast – acting drug. It reaches the brains within 15 seconds of being inhaled.
  9. 9. CARBON MONOXIDE This is a poisonous gas .it has no smell or taste The body finds it hard to differentiate carbon monoxide from oxygen and absorbs it into the blood stream.
  10. 10. SMOKING EFFECTS Cigarette smoking is the most important risk factor for young men and women .It produces a greater relative risk in persons under age 50 than those over 50.
  11. 11. Lung cancer Heart diseases Diabetes A asthma Pulmonary diseases Smoking diseases
  12. 12. Some solutio ns Giving them advices and support Discouragin g Teens from buying it Educated teens
  13. 13. Smoking is responsible for several diseases such as cancer, long term Respiratory diseases and heart diseases as well as premature death lung cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer deaths in the world .I hope I can give young persons more information about effect of smoking in their health especially teenager .
  14. 14. PROCESS First ,We have chosen issue for our project and started collecting information and pictures. We made some interviews with teens smokers. We have visited some houses to do the survey, elicit the results. Results of the survey refer that teenagers smoke for different Reasons. Main reasons: to be like friends ,they
  15. 15. PROCESS We have made power point Introducing the problem Reasons, effects and we suggested some solutions . We did it in computer lab.
  16. 16. PROCESS Our students have made an experiment in our science lab. These following pictures show the Harmful effects of smoking cigarettes on a smoker’s lungs through an experiment using A plastic bottle and cotton balls
  17. 17. PROCESS Students created brochures about Smoking in both two languages to inform community that teens smoking is national issues as well as global
  18. 18. PROCESS Making wall picture can be a Remarkably effective way of Getting our message out of community. to generate Support for our project And raise awareness about an event
  19. 19. FINAL PROJECT Students created school and classroom Posters designed to improve students Behavior ,attitude and motivation
  20. 20. FINAL PROJECT Our students collaborated with each others doing signs ,flyers and wall pictures hanging in our school. We also intend to distribute a survey to learn more about smoking in Emrawa after finals.
  21. 21. OUR COLLABORATION We work with each other collaboratively ,we sit down and discuss our and long – term goals .Everyone on the team know What they have to do and when they have to Collaboration do it . helps improve the quality of work .Coordinating efforts between teams and leader Come up with their own challenges
  22. 22. CHALLENGES Project management challenge was dealing with some difficulties .There is not enough time to continue our action plan .We need to visit some places .our students have started their second exams .the weather was very hot. We divided our work and communicate through whats up to check work . I met our leaders at their break to check their work .
  23. 23. FINAL REFLECTIONS Asking students work in small groups to create anti tobacco Advertisements targeted at school magazine . Parents and teacher should communicate with each other and observe teens 'behaviors to find alternative ways to handle these difficult feelings without smoking . School 'guide should help teens at this stage .how can they deal with stressful situations . Success of this project will see more smokers making more quit attempts after understanding the effect of smoking in their health .  I am a proud with my colleagues and GNG stuff I am also a proud with my team because each member of the team takes responsibility for her role achieving project success. At the end ,we want to thank every one who helped us to finish our project .