Steroids Webquest 6th Grade Health Mrs. Webb
Steroids • In today’s society competition is at an all time high with an emphasis to win. Students play sports for more than just the camaraderie of the sport. Pressures to win and earn a scholarship are so great some students may be willing to do whatever it takes to get to the next level.
Steroid Awareness • Where do you stand? • Will you be able to say no? • Do you know the harmful affects? • Do you realize what has happen to athletes that cheated? • Are steroids addicting? • Do you know how to refuse steroids and build muscle naturally? • These questions and more will be answered during this webquest.
Steroids Awareness • Use you steroids webquest worksheet to answer questions for task 1. • After completing task one, feel free to look at the other photos of steroids as well as the multimedia video. • http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/fit/steroids.html
Steroids Side Effects Task 2 • Read the website to learn about the harmful effects of steroid • http://www.drugfree.org/Portal/Drug_guide/Steroids • http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/fit/steroids.html Facial acne Back acne
Can Steroids be addicting? http://www.drugabuse.gov/ResearchReports/Steroids/anabolicsteroids5.html#addictive What is “Roid” rage? http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-roid-rage.htm SteroidsTask 3
Steroid AwarenessTask 4 • The ramifications of using this illegal drug are serious. • http://www.steroidabuse.com/legal-ramifications-of-steroid-abuse.html
Steroids can kill your careerTask 5 Marian Jones Female Olympic Sprinter Miguel Tejada baseball Ben Johnson Olympic sprinter
Steroid Awareness • Can steroids lead to death? • http://www.taylorhooton.org/ • After reading this section watch the video.
Safe Training Principles • Find out ways to improve your sports performance without anabolic steroids. • http://kidshealth.org/kid/grow/boy/getting_muscles.html • http://kidshealth.org/teen/exercise/sports/strength_training.html • http://www.infosports.com/clvclinic/strengthtrainingforyoung.htm