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TOPIC: NATURE OF DRUG ABUSE AND ITS EFFECTS
- Meaning of Drug abuse
- Examples of Drugs Made from Interaction between Chemicals
- Specific Effects of Heroine, Cocaine and Sedatives
PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to;
- State examples of drugs made from interaction between chemicals.
- List effects of each of heroine, cocaine and sedative.
Scheme of Work
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Substance abuse is drug abuse and taking without the doctor’s advice or prescription. Some substances when taken changes the action of the body. Examples of substances are heroine, cocaine, Indian hemp, etc.
EXAMPLES OF DRUGS MADE FROM INTERACTION BETWEEN CHEMICALS
- Cough mixture
- Antibiotics, etc.
EXAMPLES OF SUBSTANCES ABUSE
EFFECTS OF DRUGS ABUSE ON HEALTH/SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF DRUGS ABUSE
Effects of Heroine (Street Name – Gbana)
- Respiratory infection
- Chills and cramps
- Lack of appetite
- Loss of weight
Effects of Cocaine (Street Name – Coke)
- Increase blood pressure
- Loss of weight
Effects of Sedative Drugs (MANDRAX AND VALIUM)
- Co – ordination
- Poor school performance
- Drop – out of school
Strategies and activities
Step1: Teacher revises the previous topic
Step2: Teacher introduces the new topic
Step 3: Teacher explains the new topic
Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions
Step 5: Teacher evaluates the pupils
Evaluation and Assignment
- State 4 examples of drugs made from interaction between chemicals.
- List 2 effects of each of heroine, cocaine and sedative.
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