8th Grade Chemical Education Test Study Guide
Cycle of Substance Abuse
- Describe each phase of the cycle
o Gateway drug-
o Physiological dependence-
o Psychological dependence-
- Explain why it is cyclical
Drug Classes- Depressants, Stimulants, Hallucinogens, and Narcotics
research sheets, Drug classifications Sheet
- How does each class of drugs affect the body?
- For all drugs-
o What class does it fit into?
o Is it legal, illegal, or a prescription drug?
o How is it used? Is it a liquid, powder, acid, etc.?
o Important fact (ex- Caffeine is compared to cocaine, heroin, and
amphetamines; Mescaline comes from a cactus; Ketamine is
used by veterinarians as an anesthetic; Rohypnol is a date rape
Alcohol –Alcohol Simulation Questions, Wasted, and True/False test
- Effects on the body
- Consequences of alcohol abuse on the individual and others
- Key concepts-
o Binge drinking-
o Amount of alcohol per drink-
o Binge Drinking vs. Alcoholism
Marijuana – Cross Word Puzzle
- Main chemical
- How it effects the body