Question Sheet: Getting Enough Sleep


Before reading:

  1. Do you think that you normally get enough sleep? What happens when you don't

    get your normal amount of sleep?

  2. How have your sleeping needs and habits changed since you were a baby, a

    little kid, and now a preteen or teenager?

During reading:

  1. Why is lack of sleep a growing problem in the United States?
  2. How does the body's "master clock" work?
  3. What is melatonin, and how does it affect the body?
  4. How does exercise affect sleep?
  5. What changes are some schools making...

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