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In this activity (on page 134 of the PDF), learners explore reaction time. Learners will discover that reaction time can vary even for the same individual and that a disruption in an individual's sleep/wake cycle can slow their reaction time. This activity can be enhanced by sharing the "Astronaut's Sleep" Podcast with learners (see related resource link). This resource guide includes background information and sample evaluation questions.

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  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

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