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SCIENCE BONUS for the 2019-2020 School Year

 BONUS for the 3rd 9 Weeks:

--- Due on or before 3-18-2020 (no later)

---150 word essay about the following.  Answer the following questions:

               --- What is an electrical power grid failure?

               --- List 2 possible causes of electrical power grid failures.

               ---Has any particular location on Earth ever had this type of failure? Where? When? What was the cause?

---Is our country prepared for an electrical power grid failure?

---What can be done to prepare for this?

--- Had you ever heard of electrical power grid failure before you did this research for bonus?

 

BONUS for the 2nd Nine Weeks:

--- Due on or before 1-10-2020 (no later)

             ---150 word essay about the following. Worth 15 points. Answer the following questions:

               --- What is De’ja vu?

               --- What do the words De’ja vu mean and from what country of origin do the words come from?

               ---What particular age group experiences it the most?

               --- List 2 possible scientific explanations for the cause of De’ja vu.

               ---How do researchers investigate De’ja vu?

---Had you ever heard of this before?

---Have you ever experienced it for yourself?

 

 

BONUS for the 1st Nine Weeks:

--- Due on or before 10-18-2019 (no later)

---150 word essay about the following. Worth 15 points. Answer the following questions:

               --- Define sleep?

               --- List 3 ways that sleep helps our bodies?

               ---How much sleep do we need ?

               --- What are the results of having lack of sleep?.

               ---What are some things that prevent a person’s brain from achieving sleep mod?                              

---List a prescription sleep aid and risks associated with using it.

--- List an over the counter sleep aid and risks associated with using it.

               ---How much sleep do you get a night and what activities do you participate in 30 minutes before going to bed?

               ---Do you have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep? If so, why do you think that is?