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

Recognize that everyday products contain toxic chemicals that can be hazardous if inhaled or used improperly.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

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

Associate repeated inhalant use with memory loss and other health problems.

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

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Perform a psychological test for selective attention and recognize the mind-altering effect of organic solvent exposure.

Standard A: Students should develop understandings about scientific inquiry.

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

Realize that there are strategies of how to react to a drug offer and resist peer pressure.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.