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The Solving The Problem: Youth Vaping Unit will see students work collaboratively and use design thinking to find innovative solutions to the youth vaping problem. 


Over the course of the unit, students work in teams, focusing their efforts on eliminating adolescent vaping in school communities. They will closely examine the issues surrounding this topic and devise strategies to educate their peers on the dangers. At the end of the unit, students will prepare a pitch presentation and share how their ideas will help solve the youth vaping problem.


This unit provides an opportunity for students to apply their creative and critical thinking skills. Their ideas have the potential to contribute to advancements in stopping young people from vaping and minimising their exposure to various health problems. 


Topics Covered:

  • What Is Vaping And What Are The Dangers?
  • Vaping Laws & Regulations
  • Anti-Vaping Tools
  • User Personas And User-Centred Design
  • Building An MVP & Prototyping
  • Pitching And Communication


  • Links To:
    • Health and Physical Education: The unit directly addresses the health implications of vaping among young people and promotes informed decision-making regarding their health.
    • Design and Technologies: Students engage in design thinking processes to develop innovative solutions aimed at reducing youth vaping, focusing on user-centred design and prototyping.
    • Critical and Creative Thinking: Students apply critical thinking skills to analyse the complexities of youth vaping and develop creative solutions through design thinking.
    • Personal and Social Capability: Students collaborate in teams to address a real-world problem, demonstrating skills in communication, teamwork, and ethical decision-making.
    • Ethical Understanding: Through examining the dangers of vaping and proposing solutions, students consider the ethical implications of promoting health and wellbeing.


This unit is recommended for students in Years 7 - 10.


About BOP Industries:

BOP Industries is an Australian education company on a mission to inspire the next generation of young innovators. Having worked with 100,000 students around the world, our team of innovative educators are passionate about creating future-focused learning experiences for young people. To find out more about BOP, head to:


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Solving The Problem: Youth Vaping

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