Steroids and Performance-enhancing Drugs Teacher Resources
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Performance Enhancing Drugs
There is science behind the adage, "Cheaters never prosper!" Biochemistry or physical education classes find out how steroids, blood doping, and other performance-enhancing methods claim to work, and how unreliable and even dangerous they are.
9 mins 9th - 12th Science 4 Views 3 Downloads
Steroids: The Hard Truth
Students view a PBS "In the Mix" video about the use of steroids. They identify health risks, consider the emotional consequences of drug abuse and discuss the legal ramifications. They also research a variety of nutritional supplements.
9th - 12th Health 14 Views 43 Downloads
Baseball's Steroid Test Program: Fair or Foul?
Students examine the issue of performance enhancing drugs. In this health journalism activity, students read the USA Today article titled "Baseball's Steroid Test Program: Fair or Foul?", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an activity based on the content of the article.
7th - 12th Language Arts 29 Views 32 Downloads
That's Dope - Part 1
High schoolers investigate drugs in sports. For this performance enhancing drugs lesson, students discuss the uses for steroids in medicine and sports. High schoolers utilize the web to play a steroid related game, view media clips of their favorite clean athletes and read a story about an athlete who used steroids.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 41 Downloads
Chemistry 116 Exam 1, Spring 2009
This five-page exam was designed for a biochemistry and organic chemistry course. It covers the molecular geometry and properties of organic comounds. Test takers identify compounds, functional groups, and isomers. They draw Lewis structures and the products of chemical reactions.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Biomoleucle Unit Review
Biochemistry scholars will be well prepared for an exam on biomolecules after completing this concise assignment! There are 75 short-answer questions about the chemical makeup, functions, and relationships between organic molecules. Learners will address carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, and enzymes.
9th - 12th Science 25 Views 90 Downloads
Lipids: Fats and Oils
A fantastic presentation with great images should improve student understanding of lipids and their involvement in the body. The chemistry of different fats, phospholipids, and steroids are explained. Additionally, the specific uses, interactions, and complicating factors of most compounds discussed.
11th - 12th Science 6 Views 20 Downloads
Lipids: Fats and Oils
A fantastic presentation with great images should improve student understanding of lipids and their involvement in the body. The chemistry of different fats, phospholipids, and steroids are explained. Additionally, the specific uses, interactions, and complicating factors of most compounds is discussed.
10th Science 6 Views 23 Downloads
Actions of Hormones on Target Cells
This resource outlines and summarizes 8 pages of a text on actions of hormones on target cells. The handout portion includes vocabulary clarifications, color diagrams, and important information; however, there are also references to online quiz questions, which are not included.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 75 Downloads
Performance Enhancing Substances
Athlete consumption of performance enhancing substances has been and continues to be a major topic in the world of sports today. This presentation illustrates the situation by detailing the history of doping and anti-doping initiatives, various types of illegal performance enhancers, and ethical considerations surrounding the administration of drugs to athletes.
9th - 12th Health 18 Views 16 Downloads