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  • 1. By Kevin Alvarez perio d 6
  • 2. Standards
    • 9e Students know the roles of sensory neurons, interneurons, and motor neurons in sensation, thought, and response
    • 9b Students know how the nervous system mediates communication between different parts of the body and the body’s interactions with the environment.
  • 3. Teens in sleep
    • Most Teens need About 8 to 9 hours of sleep.
    • Sleep is vital to your well-being, as important as the air you breathe, the water you drink and the food you eat. It can even help you to eat better and manage the stress of being a teen.
  • 4. What could happen?
    • Many teens suffer from treatable sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy, insomnia, restless legs syndrome or sleep apnea.
      • Narcolepsy: A condition characterized by frequent and uncontrollable periods of deep sleep.
      • Insomnia: inability to obtain sufficient, especially when chronic; difficulty in falling or staying asleep; sleeplessness
      • Apnea: A temporary suspension of breathing, occurring in some newborns and in some adults (sleep apnea).
  • 5. Sleep is important
    • If you have not had enough sleep for even one night, the resulting drowsiness the next day gets in the way of your mental concentration.
    • If you do not get enough sleep you are more prone of diseases.
  • 6. Did you know !
    • After three days without sleeping, a person will start to hallucinate and clear thinking is impossible. With continued wakefulness, a person can lose grasp on reality.
  • 7. How Much time do we need to sleep?
  • 8. what is sleep deprivation?
    • DEFINITION: The condition of being robbed of sleep, in real life or in a experiment, as opposed of being unable to sleep.
    • Sleeplessness can cause an array of physical symptoms and might eventually kill you. The effects begin within the first 24 hours of sleep deprivation.
  • 9. Resources
    • http:// www.slate.com   Can You die from lack of sleep?, Brian Palmer, May 11, 2009, at 7:35 PM ET, Nov 27, 2011,
    • http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2009/05/can_you_die_from_lack_of_sleep.html
    • Providence Headlines Examiner, Donna Diegal March 6, 2010, November 27,2011 , http://www.examiner.com/headlines-in-providence/daylight-saving-time-2010-don-t-turn-the-clocks-ahead-yet
  • 10. More sources
    • Sleep: Your body's means of rejuvenation, by mayoClinic.com , November 27, 2011 , http://health.msn.com/health-topics/sleep-disorders/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100050826
    • Sleep: It Does a Lot More than you Think, SerendipUpdate on Wed, 02/20/2008 - 1:56pm,november 28, 2011, http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/node/2078
    • Sunday, July 3, 2011, Sleeping homer , http://kimyunalesca.blogspot.com/2011/07/day-12-picture-of-something-you-love.html