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

Identify which parts and functions of the brain are affected by stimulants.

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

Distinguish the physiological effects of a stimulant and a hallucinogen.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of risks and benefits.

Interpret data and draw conclusions from virtual experiments on the effects of certain drugs on heart rate.

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

Recognize that certain substances are abused stimulants and hallucinogens.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of risks and benefits.