Thur, October 11, 2018
PERIOD 3 only
Dispatch: What is the difference between a drug and a medicine?
Go over homework
Each group will select a drug, then prepare a short presentatoin that answers these questions:
1. Describe the type of drug that your group selected and how it is used. What drug category does it fit in (narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabis, or organic solvents)?
2. Is the drug used for medical, legal recreational, illegal recreational, or illegal instrumental use (taking a prescription drug without a prescription, such as taking a non-prescribed amphetamine to drive through the night)?
3. What is the approximate cost of the drug? Do you think that the drug is easy or hard to obtain?
4. What are the possible side effects of the drug and does it have a any common drug interactions? Is it likely to cause an allergic reaction?
Homework Assignment #8 (due T 10/16 or W 10/17):
Part 1 - pg. 234, qs. 1-10; pg. 246, qs. 5-13
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)
Standard(s): 1.2.A Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.