Everything you need to understand or teach PiHKAL by Alexander Shulgin.
This book is a slightly fictionalized account of how the two authors—Alexander and Ann Shulgin—begin their relationship, marry and continue to live with another. However, the love story in this book is not just between two people but also involves a class of psychedelic drugs known as phenethylamines. It is the fictionalized versions of Alexander and Ann—Shura Bordorin and Alice Parr, respectively—and their journeys on these drugs that give the book its name Pihkal, which is an acronym that stands for "Phenethylmines I have known and loved."
The book starts from the point of view of Shura. Shura describes growing up in Depression Era Berkeley. Shura graduates early from high school and earns a scholarship to Harvard. However, Shura quickly drops out of Harvard to join the navy and take part in World War II. Once out of the navy...
Pihkal: A Chemical Love Story Lesson Plans contain 124 pages of teaching material, including: