4.2 Warning: Alcohol is a Dangerous Chemical
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Note taking is important for this lesson.
Read the questions on the left side of the page very carefully and then record meaningful facts and ideas in the main larger, right-hand column. Be sure to read each stated web site very carefully. Your test will come directly from the notes. This method for taking notes is called “Cornell Note Taking.”
Select: What is a Drink?
1. What is the definition of a standard drink for beer, wine and distilled spirits?
2. How does the amount of alcohol in a malt liquor compare to other brewed beverages?
3. Why can’t you group all 12 ounce beers as having the same alcohol content just as you would with one 12 ounce wine cooler?
Select: Drinking and Driving
1. Analyze the promising but inadequately evaluated measures that can be used to reduce drinking and driving. Please predict the 3 that you think would be the most beneficial.
2. Identify 2 ways that you can help in the task of reducing drinking and driving.
3. Explain BAC and explain its importance in determining DUI or DWI.
Select: Effects on the Body
1. List five (5) effects alcohol has on the body’s central nervous system.
2. Contrast a healthy liver with that of a liver affected by alcohol consumption. Include a minimum of 4 facts in your note-taking column.
3. Imagine you are a physician. A 40- year-old patient comes to you complaining about her health. During your consultation, you find out she has consumed a 12-pack of beer every night for the past 17 years. Speculate the condition of her body, making sure to include the effects of alcohol on her brain, intestines, liver and bones.
4. List at least three...
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