Suite360 Student Lesson: Sleep matters
Brief Summary: This lesson discusses the importance of sleep. Sleep deprivation is very common in teens. The quality of your sleep directly affects your mental and physical health and the quality of your life while you are awake. This includes things like productivity, emotional health, brain and heart health, immune system, creativity and even your weight. Students will be able to recognize the different signs of sleep deprivation. They will be knowledgeable about the amount of hours that are recommended for their age. Students will learn about the role sleep plays in their day to day lives, decision making, sharpness, safety and memory.
Students will review informational videos in short segments.
Most people think that we need sleep so that our body has time to rest. It is actually the time that the brain does most of its processing and storing of information from the day before. It is not a time for the mind and body to shut down, in fact during sleep, your body is working hard to process, restore and strengthen your mind.
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