Sleep Deprivation (CTE)

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This lesson is the first in a series of lessons focusing on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. Students will participate in a sleep survey which will help determine if they are sleep deprived. The physiological and psychological impacts of sleep deprivation are reviewed. Additionally, the hours of sleep required by age is presented and discussed.

Introduction

Not sleeping enough and not sleeping well is not okay. As a matter of fact, there is quite a price to pay. Chronic sleep deprivation, for whatever reason, significantly affects ones health, performance, safety, and pocketbook. The amount of sleep needed and the negative effects to health caused by lack of sleep will be explored.

Lesson Times

1 class period
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology
K-12 Subjects
  • Physical / Health Education
  • Science
    • Life Sciences
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California's 2013 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Compare amounts of sleep needed at various ages.
  • Summarize the effects of insufficient sleep as it relates to school performance.
  • Describe the impact of insufficient sleep on health and accidents.
  • Describe the impact of insufficient sleep as it relates to disease/disease risk

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