ADDICTION UNIT:

Drug Classifications:  Students will have a packet of information covering Narcotics, Hallucinogens, Inhalants and Steroids due during the 2nd week of school.  It can be turned into my mailbox in the main office anytime before that.  Students will be tested on that information as the 1st quarter progresses.  If extra copies are needed, see attachments below.

Addiction:


1.  Review vocab terms from grades 6 and 7.  Addiction outline part 1 with study guide


2.  The reward pathway from "The New Science of Addiction";  and Introducing Your Brain handout.  Discussion on types of addiction.


3.  Quiz on study guide part 1 with questions from Introducing Your Brain.  Handout Genetics and the Brain;  use the first link below to finish for homework.  You'll use the Drugs of Abuse link as well as info on the main page.


4.  Mouse Party - start in class; finish for homework.  Use the second link below, clicking on different blue links as needed.




RELATED VOCAB:

narcotic                            stimulant
depressant                        hallucinogen
steroid                              inhalant
dysfunctional                    abstain
limbic system                   neurons
neurotransmitter                dendrite, soma, axon
synapse                           dopamine, serotonin 
down regulation                 relapse

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