Document Type

Capstone Project (Open Access)

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)


Teacher Education


Given that adolescence is a time of many changes, many teenagers are becoming involved in risk taking behaviors. Adolescents tend to be more susceptible to these risks in comparison to others in the lifespan due to their autonomy from parents, peer pressure, and trying to find their identities. Teenagers may not understand why risky behaviors are attractive to adolescents and how to manage the urge to engage in them. To address the teenagers’ lack of awareness, I will create two 30 minute session curriculum about the importance of avoiding risk taking behaviors among students at Chalone Peaks Middle School in King City, California.