By: Eugene Park. ALCOHOL.
Alcohol is liquor that is used commonly around the world. Alcohol comes only in fermented or distilled drinks. This is known as Ethyl alcohol. Fermented drinks (beer and wine) have 2-20 percent of alcohol, and distilled drinks (rum and gin) have 40-50 percent of alcohol.Alcohol and WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE
Alcohol is consumed by simply drinking alcohol products. It sounds easy to consume, but for teens, it will addict them. Adults getting addicted are also common. The level of addiction for alcohol should be enough to addict a teen in one or two drinks.How is alcohol used?
Once you get addicted to alcohol, the people around you are affected by your addiction. This includes your social relationships, such as your friends, family, and other kinds of relationships.Alcohol affecting others
You can get access to alcohol by going to liquor stores and showing an alcohol ID to get alcohol. You can find liquor stores in Canada, America, and other countries. In some countries, alcohol is considered illegal for all ages. Here in Canada, it is only illegal if:
You are not an adult
You are drinking and driving
You can’t control yourself after drinking alcohol
You steal it from a liquor store with no ID
You use it abusively
About 15 million Americans drink alcohol, when about 4 to 5 million people drink alcohol in Canada.
Alcohol affects the stream of blood cells in circulating breathing (harder to breathe)
People from grade 8 to grade 12 are most likely to get addicted from alcohol (high school age)Interesting facts
Fermented- to make the chemistry of something change (when sugar changes into alcohol)
Distilled- to make a liquid pure by heating it until it becomes a gas, then getting the liquid that forms when gas cools
Ethyl alcohol-alcohol used in drinks. Created by the process of fermenting of grains and fruits.
Alcoholism- the stage where a person is addicted to alcohol and cannot stop drinking.Word bank
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