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Title: Alcohol Affects Body Systems 6th Grade


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Alcohol Affects Body Systems6th Grade
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Short Term Effects of Using Alcohol
  • When used in small amounts, alcohol can have
    positive effects on the circulatory system.
    However, drinking too much alcohol can be
    dangerous or even deadly. Even small amounts of
    alcohol can harm a young person.
  • Things you should know about alcohol.
  • Alcohol is a drug.
  • 2. It is found in beer, wine, and liquor.
  • 3. Alcohol changes the way a person, feels,
    acts, and thinks.
  • It changes the way the body works.

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  • How much a person is affected by alcohol depends
    on the persons blood alcohol level.
  • Blood alcohol level (BAL) is a measure of the
    amount of alcohol in a persons body. The more
    alcohol a person drinks, the higher the persons
    BAL. The higher the BAL, the more the person is
    affected by alcohol.

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Short Term Effects of Using Alcohol
  • Alcohol affects the parts of the brain that
    control the following functions
  • Speech
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Alcohol also affects the parts of the brain that
    conrol judgment, attention, and memory. Drinking
    a lot of alcohol causes people to make bad
    decisions. They may do thngs they would otherwise
    never do. They may also forget what they have
    done.

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Short Term Effects of Using Alcohol
  • As alcohol builds up in a persons body, the
    person becomes drunk or intoxicated. Being
    intoxicated means being strongly affected by a
    drug.
  • Some people become loud, angry, or violent when
    intoxicated.
  • Some become sleepy, sad, or silly.
  • Others may vomit.

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Sequence
  • What are some of the short-term effects a person
    experiences as his or her BAL increases?

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Long-Term Effects of Using Alcohol
  • People who start drinking alcohol at a young age
    become addicted more quickly than people who
    begin as adults. That is why its against the
    law for people under the age of twenty-one to buy
    alcohol.
  • Drinking a lot of alcohol over a long time can
    cause many health problems. Alcohol can damage
  • 1.-Nerve cells in the brain and other parts of
    the nervous system.
  • -This can make it hard for people to remember
    things or to think clearly.
  • 2.-Damage to the liver, an organ that cleans the
    blood of certain wastes.
  • -Liver damage due to alcohol or other drugs is
    called cirrhosis.

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Other Problems Caused by Alcohol
  • Health effects are not the only risks connected
    to alcohol use. Remember that alcohol affects the
    brain in many ways.
  • Intoxicated people may say hurtful things, take
    foolish risks, and damage property. They may also
    injure or kill themselves and others.
  • Thousands are killed in car crashes each year
    because of people who think they can drive safely
    after drinking.

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Alcohol Affects Others Too
  • 1.-How is a persons blood alcohol level (BAL)
    affected by the number of drinks he or she has
    had?
  • 2.- Write in your notebook, times and places in
    which people might be offered alcohol. For each
    situation, list a reason not to drink.
  • 3.-Define the following words alcoholism,
    cirrhosis, BAL, intoxicated
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