Explores the development of plate tectonics theory, and discusses the impact of this theory on society and the environment. Includes color photographs and maps, a chronology, biographical sketches, sidebars, and a list of resources.
Synthetic drugs are those made complete from chemicals, as distinguished from those like marijuana which are made from plants. No one knows why some stimulant synthetic drugs are called "bath salts," although it was obviously an attempt at camouflaging the true nature of the substances. Originally developed for research purposes, these synthetic stimulants are widely abused, and can cause a variety of side effects.
"Explores the pros and cons of several smoking-related issues, including personal responsibility, corporate responsibility, second-hand smoke and banning smoking. Aligns with Common Core Language Arts Anchor Standards for Reading Informational Text and Speaking and Listening. Text contains critical thinking components in regards to social issues and history. Includes bibliography, glossary, index, and relevant websites"--