In this lesson, you will learn about how alcohol affects the digestive system, the central nervous system, the circulatory system, and the endocrine system.
To begin, go to The Science Inside Alcohol Project e-book and read the Home page and Introduction.
Your assignment is to learn about how alcohol affects one of four body systems: the digestive system, the central nervous system, the circulatory system, or the endocrine system. To find out how alcohol affects the body system you've been assigned, go to Alcohol and the Human Body in the e-book and read about that body system. For more information, you can use any of these resources:
- The Cool Spot
- Brown University Health Education
- How Alcohol Works
- Biological Impacts of Alcohol Use: An Overview
- Interactive Body
- Blood Alcohol Information
- Alcohol and Your Health
- The Effects of Alcohol on Physiological Processes and Biological Development
Use these resources to find out more information about your group's body system. You can use the questions on the Alcohol and Its Effects on Organs student sheet to help you organize your thoughts. This information should provide you with the background you need. Make sure you write down the resources you used to complete this assignment. Remember, you have to use at least three.
This esheet is a part of the Alcohol’s Effects on Organs lesson.