Sleep: One Third of Life

Created Sept. 24, 2020, 11:12 a.m.
Updated Sept. 24, 2020, 11:12 a.m.

The project is conducted in collaboration with Professor Tamar Shochat from the Department of Nursing and Prof. Eran Tauber from the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Haifa University. The project is led by Dr. Hani Swirski, a member of the TCSS Center and a research fellow at the Science Communication Group at the Technion. The project is designed for middle and high school. We invite teachers to take part in the project and investigate students’ sleeping habits in modern multi-screen and artificial light society … and help science answer the question: Why we sleep?

Aim

The project: “Sleep – one-third of life” invites Students to explore their sleeping habits and to identify their Chronotypes (are they Early or Late Chronotypes?). The students will track their nighttime sleep patterns using a “sleep diary”. On the basis of the data, they will investigate the effects of sleeping habits on their daily functioning.

How to participate

The project is designed for middle and high school students. Educational teams that are interested in participating in the project should contact project managers.

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