NATIONAL SCIENCE EDUCATION STANDARDS
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The National Science Education Standards (NSES) External Link were produced by the National Research Council External Link in 1995 and published in 1996. The Standards were the result of four years of work by twenty-two scientific and science education societies and over 18,000 individual contributors.

National Science Education Content Standards Correlation Grades: 5-8
Instructional Objectives
Science Content Standard

Analyze a blood sample for alcohol (ethanol) using headspace gas chromatography.

Standard A: Students should develop abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Identify organs associated with the absorption, distribution, and elimination of alcohol.

Standard C: Students should develop understanding of structure and function in living systems.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Comprehend how blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is related to level of intoxication.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Examine factors that influence BAC.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Recognize the importance of alcohol dehydrogenase in alcohol metabolism.

Standard C: Students should develop understanding of structure and function in living systems.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.