Effects of Performance Enhancing Drugs



In this lesson, students will learn about the mechanisims, desired effects and side effects of specific performance enhancing drugs. The total lesson time will vary depending on how many students you have and how many drugs you choose to cover.

Lesson Time

1 to 2 class periods of
120 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology
Grade Levels
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (4)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (4)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Evaluate resources for thier content and accuracy
  • Synthesize information from a variety of sources to from coherent presentation
  • Communicate their information to their peers through an oral presentation that uses a PowerPoint as its guide.
  • Demonstrate use of technology by producing PowerPoint presentation.
  • Demonstrate communication/presentation skills.
  • Identify common performance enhancing drugs, thier uses and side effects.

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