BTN: Alcohol Damage

BTN: Alcohol Damage

After watching the BTN episode work with a partner using the following questions to guide further research.

Post your answers as a comment below.

1.  What is alcohol?

2.  Alcohol is a depressant. What does that mean?

3.  How might a person’s behaviour change when they drink alcohol?

4.  What are the short-term effects of drinking alcohol?

5.  What can be the long-term effects of alcohol on the body?

6.  What effect does alcohol have on the brain?

7.  How does drinking affect a teenage brain versus an adult brain?

10 thoughts on “BTN: Alcohol Damage

  1. 1. Drug
    2.reducing functional or nervous activity
    3.thay might be addicted to alcohol
    4.thay will do silly things and see everything blurry
    5.your brain might start to dessolve
    6.you might be more dumb
    7.you might not be able to talk properly

  2. 1.A drug addiction.
    2.(chiefly or drug) reducing or nervous activity.
    3. Doing dumb things that affect others.
    4. Blurry sighting and addiction.
    5. Crashes, fights and not doing the right thing.
    6. Messages from the brain can not get the right responses that the brain.
    7. It’s coursing the brain to stop learning.

  3. 1 alcohol is a acidic it plays with your brine
    2 (chiefly of a drug) reducing functional or nervous activity.
    3 alcohol change your behaviour and you can’t walk in a straight line your behaviour changes from havering a good time to a bad time
    4 the short-term effects are not walking in a straight line and your shige goes bad for a little bit
    5 the long-term is Wested
    6 not being able to speak
    7 with a teenage it can become a problem and for a adult you can get arrested

  4. 1. What is alcohol?
    It’s a drug.
    2. Alcohol is a depressant. What does that mean?
    It means it reduces functional activity.
    3. How might a person’s behaviour change when they drink alcohol?
    They can’t think straight and act weirdly.
    4. What are the short-term effects of drinking alcohol?
    They vomit, judge wrongly, can’t see probably and might forget what happened when they were drunk.
    5. What can be the long-term effects of alcohol on the body?
    Damage on the brain, cancer and heart disease.
    6. What effect does alcohol have on the brain?
    Not able to make decisions and not able to learn new things.
    7. How does drinking affect a teenage brain versus an adult brain?
    The teenage brain is still developing and when alcohol enters the brain two part of the brain is devoloping so it’s hard for them to learn and make decisions.

  5. Answers:
    1. Alcohol is a drug that (if we drink it) stops us from doing things as quickly and efficiently as we are normally.
    2. A depressant is the outcome of taking a drug, it reduces functionality and makes us nervous when doing an activity.
    3. They’ll become more sluggish, like when you just woke up mixed with after they run 5 marathons in a row (bu they won’t be panting).
    4. Like before they’ll become sluggish and possibly more forgetful, and can’t see, think, or speak properly.
    5. It could cause liver damage, diseases and certain types of cancer.
    6. It could make us more forgetful, we are more likely to make bad decisions and sometimes could die if we drink too much.
    7. It’s worse in teenage brains, because we are developing and less on adults, but we shouldn’t drink at all because it still affects all of us in different ways.

  6. 1. What is alcohol?
    A drug
    2. Alcohol is a depressant. What does that mean?
    It means it reduces functional activity.
    3. How might a person’s behaviour change when they drink alcohol?
    The act weirdly.
    4. What are the short-term effects of drinking alcohol?
    They vomit, don’t think straight, can’t see probably and forget what happened when they were drunk.
    5. What can be the long-term effects of alcohol on the body?
    Heart disease, cancer and injuries.
    6. What effect does alcohol have on the brain?
    It makes the person not able to think straight.
    7. How does drinking affect a teenage brain versus an adult brain?
    The brain of a teenager is devoloping so it’s hard to learn and make decisions when they drink.

  7. 1:alcohol is a drug
    2:(chiefly or drug) reducing or nervous activity
    3: doing dumb things that affect others
    4: blurry sighting and addiction
    5: crashes, fights and not doing the right thing
    6: messages from Brian can not get the right responses that the brain sends
    7: it’s coursing the brain to stop working and learning

  8. 1. Alcohol is a drug
    2. Reduces your ability to do things
    3. I think it changes the way they see/think things which means they could do illegal things and most things could be unclear.
    4. Most people die or get harmed or it could be just fight.
    5. Some people could lose a body part others could
    get brain damage.
    6. I THINK the biggest affects it has on the brain is to change how people do things or feel about doing things it doesn’t really matter to most intoxicated people if they’ve killed someone.
    7. The teenage brain being intoxicated is more “harmful” seeing as most of the part of the brain it affects is still growing compared to adults

  9. 1.What is alcohol?
    Alcohol is a drug.🍺
    3.how might a persons behaviour change when you drink alcohol?
    You start a acting different and it changes your social behaviour.🏚
    6. What effect does alchohol have on your brain?
    Alcohol damages your brain so you start to feel weird, you may do things like, walking funny or blurred vision.🙄
    2.Alcohol is depressant what does that mean?
    Depressant means your reducing functional or nervous activity.
    4.what are the long terms of drinking alcohol?
    It effects every part of your body
    5.what can be the long term effects of alcohol on the body?
    High blood pressure and stroke.
    7.teenagers brains are yet fully developed yet so drinking is harmful for them, but adults are fine.

  10. 1. Alcohol is a drug which when consumed can cause large impacts on your mental and physical health.
    2. A depressant is a drug which reduces functional an nervous activity when consumed.
    3. Effects on one’s behaviour can easily result aggressively causing fights or accidents.
    4. Short-term effects can include struggling to walk, think, talk etc.
    5. When consumed excessively, the effects on your health can easily result in life-threatening sicknesses such as Liver Damage, Stomach Problems, Heart Disease and even various types of Cancer.
    6. When consumed, alcohol enters your bloodstream, meaning when pumped to the brain, it struggles to send messages through to the rest of the body, alcohol can easily effect the Hippocampus (used to store memory) and the Prefrontal Cortex (used to control the decisions you make)
    7. The reason as to why alcohol in teenagers is worse than adults is because alcohol can easily affect the teenaged brain development, two parts of which play important roles in developing into an adult. As mentioned earlier, these parts include the Hippocampus and the Prefrontal Cortex.

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