We found 135 reviewed resources for Drug Use Effects
Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The I-STOP law was designed to regulate the distribution and tracking of prescription drugs. After reading an article about its signing and implementation, middle and high schoolers work together to come up with their own ideas for an...
How Do Drugs Affect the Brain?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Injection, taking a pill, or inhaling are the three main ways to administer a drug. But how do these drugs affect the brain? Watch a video that explains how neurons use neurotransmitters to communicate to one another in the brain.
The Science of Caffeine: The World's Most Popular Drug
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the science behind the world's most popular drug. Scholars explore the neural effects of caffeine in an episode of the larger ACS Reactions playlist. The presenter explains how caffeine impacts different neurotransmitters in the...
BCR-ABL: Cancer Protein Structure and Function
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do scientists discover treatments for cancer? A presentation and accompanying worksheet explain how one cancer spreads and a theory of how to stop it. It details the trials and relapses after using the medication. Scholars learn...
Full Circle Advertising: A Look at Teen Alcohol Use and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze ads and learn about the effects of alcohol. Note that the PowerPoint mentioned in the procedure is not included, so you will need to prepare your own presentation. After the lecture, segue into fetal alcohol...