Why you shouldn’t start smoking

Although smoking causes cancer and diminishes health generally, more and more students start smoking at even younger age. Because of these severe health consequences, measures to prevent smoking initiation need to be strong and enforced and attempts should be made to motivate the many addicted smokers to quit.

Jan
23
2011

First crossword puzzle made by the Netherlands

Posted by: Paulien du Fosse
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Dutch students made the first crossword puzzle to test the knowledge of consequences of smoking on health.

Jan
16
2011

Comperison of Dutch and Italian smoking behaviour

Posted by: Paulien du Fosse
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From te results of the questionnaire about smoking it seems that more Dutch student smoke (21% of the students that filled in the questionnaire), that many of them smoke more than a package of cigarettes a day and that they have started at an earlier age than the Italian students.

All the Dutch and Italian students know very well that smoking is bad for health, but the stress and pressure of peers seem to have a lot of influence on their smoking behaviour.

Based on the results making a campagne to keep peers from smoking shouldn't be about health consequences, but more...

Jan
13
2011

Experiments

Posted by: Mariangela Bielli
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We also share simple experiments on the consequences of smoking.

Jan
13
2011

Questionnaire on smoking

Posted by: Mariangela Bielli

It is very interesting to compare results with peers from other countries and this gives students the chance to reflect more about smoking and its consequences.

Most of the students (both Dutch and Italian) say they get  information about health consequences on smoking from their teachers.

This project can help, too.