Science & Nature
The Science of Strange Sleep in Animals-Part 1
In this one-time class, students will learn the very strange ways different species of animals have adapted to sleep and the science behind them.
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What does sleep mean? It is just when animals lie down and close their eyes? In this one-time class, students will discover all the unusual ways animals have adapted to be able to sleep. We will cover a variety of animals; birds, mammals, reptiles, and view the ways they sleep in order to live. Did you know that the way an animal's body is shaped changes its sleep? Even an animal's diet can determine how they sleep! The class will begin with a discussion on what students believe sleep is and...
Defining why we all need sleep. Be able to express the different ways in which other animals obtain sleep.
I have been the Coordinator for a hospital-based sleep disorders lab for the last eight years and am a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist. I have worked with thousands of patients over the years with sleep disorders. In fact, part of our testing to become sleep professionals included knowing about the sleep in other animals! Prior to that, I was a middle school science teacher for 10 years and currently homeschool my 11-year-old daughter. I have my Bachelors in Biology and my Masters in Healthcare Administration.
No homework given.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Learner progress is asses via class discussion.
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Mysti Chisholm, RPSGT, MBA-HM
Science Instructor and Sleep Medical Professional
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
599 total reviews
543 completed classes
Hello students and parents! I am a former Science teacher who now runs a hospital-based Sleep Lab. With a Bachelors degree in Biology, I taught middle-school science classes for 10 years before transitioning into the healthcare field. I have been...