# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Forensic Technology Task 913818457

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe how alcohol is processed through the body.

Definition

Description should include
  • ingestion
  • diffusion through the stomach and intestines
  • conversion by the liver into metabolites
  • absorption into the bloodstream
  • excretion.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are some of the factors that affect alcohol absorption?
  • What are the physical effects of intoxication?
  • What are the effects of chronic alcohol abuse?

Related Standards of Learning

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BIO.4

The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
  1. comparison of their metabolic activities;
  2. maintenance of homeostasis;
  3. how the structures and functions vary among and within the Eukarya kingdoms of protists, fungi, plants, and animals, including humans;
  4. human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;
  5. how viruses compare with organisms; and
  6. evidence supporting the germ theory of infectious disease.

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