· UNIT OVERVIEW
Unit 4 --- Health --- Substance Abuse, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
This unit will give students the opportunity to learn about the effects of ATOD and the impact on their physical, mental/emotional and social areas of their lives. It will also enable students the knowledge to locate healthful and helpful health resources on the internet and within their community.
· LONG-TERM LEARNING TARGETS
4.1 I can predict how health behaviors affect health status. (1.12.1)
4.2 I can explain the impact of personal health behaviors on the functions of the body. (1.12.2)
4.3 I can analyze how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors. (2.12.5)
4.4 I can predict the short and long term impact of substance abuse on substance abuse. (5.12.3)
4.5 I can identify and describe various addictions and strategies for dealing with them. (1.12.3)
4.6 I can analyze the impact of ATOD on my school and my community. (2.12.6)
· INSTRUCTIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
Student Background Knowledge
· Body systems
· Middle School Health/other health classes
· Varied Experiences
· How can ATOD affect other areas of my life?
· What body systems are affected by ATOD?
· Where would I find helpful information about ATOD?
· How can I refuse ATOD?
· How do my peers influence my behaviors that affect my health?
· How are alcohol, tobacco, and drugs the same? How are they different?
Develop, devise, formulate, produce, construct, create, design, speculate, delay, refusal, impact, consequence
Ethanol, depressant. intoxication, binge drinking. alcohol poisoning, psychological dependence, physiological dependence, alcoholism, blood alcohol concentration, substance abuse, illegal drugs, illicit drug use, marijuana, paranoia, inhalants, anabolic-androgenic steroids, stimulants, opiates, nicotine, carcinogen, carbon monoxide, withdrawal, environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), mainstream smoke, side stream smoke
· Smoking marijuana is not as dangerous as smoking cigarettes
· Chewing tobacco is safer than smoking tobacco
· Filtered cigarettes are safer than non-filtered cigarettes
· Liquor is more dangerous than beer and wine
· OTC drugs are safe; prescription drugs are safe