ERIC Number: ED462291
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Drugs. Teacher's Guide.
National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
This teacher's guide aims to develop an understanding among students grades 5 through 9 of the physical reality of drug use. Contents include: (1) "Brain Anatomy"; (2) "Nerve Cells and Neurotransmission"; (3) "Effects of Drugs on the Brain"; (4) "Marijuana"; (5) "Opiates"; (6) "Inhalants"; (7) "Hallucinogens"; (8) "Steroids"; (9) "Stimulants"; (10) "Nicotine"; and (11) "General Unifying Activity." (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Drug Abuse, Health Education, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Neurology, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Teaching Guides
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Office of Science Policy and Communications, Science Policy Branch, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Tel: 800-729-6686 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Note: Produced for the Office of Science Policy and Communications.