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- Albuquerque, NM
Alcohol Teacher Resources
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Seventh graders research about the characteristics and harmful effects of tobacco, alcohol and illegal drugs. In this health science lesson plan, 7th graders organize the information they found on the internet and create a PowerPoint presentation. They present their findings in class.
Consider our energy sources: wood, coal, oil, uranium. Learners compare the pollution to energy produced for each. They practice fractional distillation of an alcohol/water mixture to simulate the process of refining crude oil. Thought-provoking questions are assigned as a follow-up to the laboratory exercise. This is an outstanding resource to add to your physical or earth science repertoire.
Biology or health classmates read a case study about a family who is dealing with fetal alcohol syndrome. The PowerPoint that is supposed to be shown is not included, but there are a plethora of web resources that can be used to help you design a lecture on the topic. As a concluding activity, pupils work together to design a policy to help decrease the use of alcohol during pregnancy in their community and then write a letter to a government official using the data that they collected.
Students investigate making esters in the lab. In this ester lesson plan, students mix 3 organic acids with 3 alcohols and a catalyst to form 3 different esters. Students identify the odors of each ester and write the formulas for the products. They answer 5 questions and draw the structural formulas for each esterification reaction.