ERIC Number: ED065268
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Dec
Effects of Drugs on Body Systems [1970 Edition].
Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Designed for use in biology classes at the senior high school level, this informational booklet can serve as a resource in an interdisciplinary drug abuse education program. Its purpose is to assist the teacher who wishes to supplement the regular program with instruction in the effects of drugs on body systems by providing materials to be used at the discretion of the teacher as it fits into his planned program. Topics include: (1) a general description of frequently abused drugs, (2) effects of drugs on cells, (3) skeletal muscle and drug use, (4) circulatory aspects of drug use, (5) metabolic aspects of drug use, (6) excretory aspects of drug use, (7) the nervous system and drugs, (8) effects of drugs on homeostatic mechanisms, (9) the endocrine system and drugs, (10) gastrointestinal aspects of drug use, and (11) genetic aspects of drug use. A bibliography is appended. (BL)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.