ERIC Number: ED461512
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Mind over Matter. Teacher's Guide.
National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
This teacher's guide aims to develop an understanding among students in grades 5-9 about the biological effects of drug use. The guide provides background information on the anatomy of the brain, nerve cells and neurotransmission, and the effects of drugs on the brain. Drugs described in this guide include marijuana, opiates, inhalants, hallucinogens, steroids, stimulants, and nicotine. Appended are a list of resources, a reading list, and seven reproducible figures. (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Drug Abuse, Health Education, Intermediate Grades, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Information, P.O. Box 2345, Rockville, MD 20847-2345. Tel: 800-729-6686 (Toll Free). For full text: http://www.nida.nih.gov/MOM/TG/MOMTG-Index.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.