Education Programmes

Secondary Programme - "Thinking it Through"

Clearing the Smoke:

The Quest for Truth about Cigarettes

Year 7


This programme explores the effects of smoking on first, second and third-hand smokers. It explodes the myths about smoking and analyzes the influence of media and friends on a person's decision to smoke.  



  • To understand the physical effects of smoking and passive smoking
  • To correct commonly believed adolescent myths about smoking
  • To explore the reasons why adolescents smoke and the marketing
    strategies of tobacco companies
  • To develop the students' skills in decision-making and assertiveness