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Health: Sleep and Dreams

This resource contains sites about sleep and dreams. Discover the different stages of sleep and the importance of sleep. Includes reasons for dreaming, symbols found in dreams, and nightmares. There are also activities and experiments to record and interpret dreams.


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This introductory site discusses the basic concepts of sleep. There are graphs and tables. NOTE: The reading level is for older students.
This student-created site takes a look at different types of dreams, what they mean, how they occur, and how to interpret dreams.
Learn about nightmares, what may cause them, and how to prevent them.
The page explores sleep and why it is important that children sleep.
These sites cover dreams, symbols in dreaming, and nightmares. There is a link to a Dreams Crossword Puzzle to print out.
This handout has questions for students that help them think about their good and bad dreams.
This extensive site covers characteristics of sleep, why we sleep, dreams, and much more. Use the arrow or the table of contents to move to the other pages. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This online encyclopedia explains sleep. There are also links to relevant topics such as dreams, insomnia, and sleep apnea. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This handout can be used by students to begin thinking about their dreams. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This resource contains three activities on sleep and dreaming. Keep a sleep journal, watch someone during REM, and more.
This list of topics covers many different sleeps and dream issues that may interest children. NOTE: Some links take you to outside sites with online forums and chats.
Find out what happens when we sleep, what snoring is, and other facts and information about sleep in the articles on this page. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This page contains tips for getting a good night's sleep. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Video: This video talks about sleep and why humans require sleep. The site also has links to help you test yourself about your own sleep and information about sleep and memory connections.

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