Facilitator: Monica McCord
4.2 Warning: Alcohol is a Dangerous Chemical
Work File Review
Note taking is important for this lesson.
Read the questions on the left side of the page very carefully and then record meaningful facts and ideas in the main larger, right-hand column. Be sure to read each stated web site very carefully. Your test will come directly from the notes. This method for taking notes is called “Cornell Note Taking.”
Select: What is a Drink?
1. What is the definition of a standard drink for beer, wine and distilled spirits?
2. How does the amount of alcohol in a malt liquor compare to other brewed beverages?
3. Why can’t you group all 12 ounce beers as having the same alcohol content just as you would with one 12 ounce wine cooler?
Select: Drinking and Driving
1. Analyze the promising but inadequately evaluated measures that can be used to reduce drinking and driving. Please predict the 3 that you think would be the most beneficial.
2. Identify 2 ways that you can help in the task of reducing drinking and driving.
3. Explain BAC and explain its importance in determining DUI or DWI.
A standard drink is any drink that contains about fourteen grams of pure alcohol. This would be 12 ounces of beer, 5 ounces of wine, and 1.5 ounces of distilled spirits.
Malt liquor is seven percent alcohol compared to the others it is higher than beer, but it is less that table wine and hard liquor.
Because a beer has a 5% alcohol content while a wine cooler has a 12% alcohol content.
Some inadequately suggested measures include marking the license plate to indicate ownership in the family of someone‘s license has been suspended or revoked for alcohol offenses, passing bans on open containers, imposing graded penalties on BAC at time of arrest, electronically...