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Lesson Objectives
Pre-lesson Activity: Sleep Diary Learn that sleep/wake cycles vary among individuals.
1. What is Sleep? Understand that sleep is an essential behavior necessary for survival.
2. Houston, We Have a Problem Explore the two major states of sleep, NREM and REM.
3. Do You Have Rhythm? Humans have an internal biological clock--sensitive to environmental cues--that directs the sleep cycle.
4. Evaluating Sleep Disorders Various factors can lead to sleep disorders, most of which are treatable.
5. Sleepiness and Driving: What You Don’t Know Can Kill You Sleep loss has negative impacts on society and medical consequences.