Cardiovascular System and the effects of cigarette smoking- Distance Education



This report of the cardiovascular system will serve two purposes. First it will allow students the opportunity to learn the facts about cigarette smoking and the effects it has on the cardiovascular system. Second, this activity can be started in the computer lab and be assigned as homework with communication via class website and or Discussion Board. Since many of college courses are introducing Distance Education by offering on-line courses, this will introduce students to a learning format that they may see in college.

Lesson Time

55 Minutes
Research and Report
2 curriculum::lessonplan.time.weeks

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand the effects smoking has on the cardiovascular system
  • Student will use medical terminology in correct format to describe etiology of a condition and current treatment.
  • Student will create a 4 page typed report using strategies for note taking, outlining and summarizing information.

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