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Unit Conversion Example: Drug Dosage
An example of unit conversion using drug dosage is the focus of this video. Sal, the all-knowing pre-algebra guide, takes a problem from a nursing class to show the process of unit conversion within an algebraic expression. This helpful video contains examples and hints that are well-paced for all learners.
New! Drugs, Risks and the Nervous System
In cooperative groups, middle schoolers contemplate the probability of 18 different situations occurring. After they make predictions, they compare them to the actual risk factors. This eye-opening exercise demonstrates that the odds of problems related to drug use are greater than the odds of many other events. As part of a larger unit on brain chemistry, this can be used in your human body systems or in your health and controlled substance unit.
A Prescription for Drug Success
Students explore criticisms of the pharmaceutical drug industry. They also become aware of the difficult and lengthy process of testing new drugs by inventing fictional drugs and testing plans.
A World Torn by Drugs
Learners explore different drug issues that have affected international relations.
Just Say No to Drugs
Students explore the dangers of drugs, drug awareness and abuse and different types of drugs. They demonstrate reading comprehension sills including inference, literal meaning and critical analysis.
All the King's Men Theme of Drugs and Alcohol
In this literary analysis worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on themes of Drugs and Alcohol in All the King's Men. Students also debate the validity of two thesis statements about the text.
The Flip Side of Club Drugs
High schoolers discuss the influences of club drugs on America's culture. They identify the characteristics of these drugs and how they are used. They examine drug sources and discuss how to increase community awareness.
The Drug Dope Show
In small groups, high schoolers research an assigned drug category including its physical effects, addiction treatments and the societal, academic and economic impacts of drug abuse. They engage in a "talk show" and discussion about drug types, addiction/recovery processes, and the effects of drug abuse. Furthermore, they will explore techniques for resisting peer pressure.
Get To Know the Truth on Drug Use Around You
Sixth graders examine various opinions about alcohol and drug use. They complete a drug use survey, tally, analyze, and discuss the results, discuss the school's drug use, and write a journal response.
Regulating Drugs: The Creation of the FDA
Young scholars view a video about the Food and Drug Administration. They research its history and functions. They examine problems facing society today. They compare and contrast these issues with those faced during the Progressive Era.
How Do Antiretroviral Drugs Work?
In this biology worksheet, learners watch a series of videos and complete 10 short answer questions right after. They explain how ART drugs interrupt the life cycle of HIV.
Essay on Staying Drug-Free
Stay drug-free! After choosing a research topic from the list, which includes drugs, alcohol, or smoking, middle schoolers work on researching their topic and formulating an argument. A peer-editing checklist, as well as several graphic organizers, help young writers structure the paper's introduction, middle, and conclusion.
Drugs: What They Do
Students investigate drugs by identifying which ones are illegal and potentially harmful. In this medicine lesson, students complete worksheets in which they role play situations where they have found or ingested drugs and decide what they should do. Students create a list of adults they can trust when it comes to medicine and drugs.
Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco: What Are the Effects?
Learners are introduced to the effects of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. In groups, they research how drugs and alcohol affect the body in terms of getting the nutritional values that it needs to be healthy. They also discuss how emotions and their self-worth can affect their likelihood in using drugs and alcohol.
No To Drugs and Alcohol
Students sing the song "I Am Strong." They discuss why drugs and alcohol are bad for them. Students draw a picture showing themselves saying no to drugs. They write a short description about their picture.
Crossing the Synaptic Gap
As part of a unit on the chemistry of the brain, thinkers learn how chemicals work to transmit messages between individual neurons and how controlled substances impact the synaptic cleft. They do so by playing a dice-and-card game in which the numbers that appear on the dice represent the number of incoming signals and the number of signals inhibited by drugs. This fun activity is a stimulating discussion-starter on the nervous system or on substance abuse in either a life science or health class. Note that you will need a projection image from one of the other wonderful lessons in the unit.
Drugs Change the Way Neurons Communicate
Students examine that certain drugs interfere selectively with neurotransmission, and realize that the effect of a drug is dependent upon dosage and route of administration.
Biotechnology: Drug Delivery and Diffusion
Students discover advances in biomedical technology such as transdermal delivery and other non-invasive procedures. In lab activities, they examine how medication is given and how molecules travel, observe electrophoresis, and conduct several experiments in groups. In another activity, students inspect how drugs are delivered through a stent and how catheters and angioplasty balloons are inserted.
Prescription Drug Abuse Series "Changes for Life"
Students discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In this drug awareness activity, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society. This activity includes a project an assessment, web resources, and worksheets.
Globalization: Prescription Drug Prices
Students take a closer look at prescription drug prices in the United States and around the world. In this global issues lesson plan, students investigate health care costs, consider the impact of global prescription agreements, and participate in a mock Senate hearing on prescription costs and availability.