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TOPICS: Health, Investigations
What Are Dreams?
What are dreams and why do we have them? NOVA joins leading dream researchers as they embark on a variety of neurological and psychological experiments to investigate the world of sleep and dreams, and delve deep into the thoughts and brains of a variety of dreamers.
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Welcome to NOVA's "Lesson Ideas." This new feature mines NOVA's vast library to bring you a robust selection of interactives, video clips, and lesson plans you can use to make science come alive for your students. Come back each week for a new collection centered on a different topic area.
Subject areas covered: Health Science, Life Science

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Present the program's overall science
or career topics to your students.
 
EXPLORE SLEEP AND DREAMS
Use these resources to provide background for the lesson ideas suggested in the "Learn the Science" and "Discover Careers" sections.
 


Introduce key science topics and concepts with these media-rich resources.  
DISCOVER THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP
Learn the effects of sleeping and dreaming.

EXAMINE THE BRAIN
Explore the complex workings of the brain in its sleeping and waking states.
 


See what it's like to work in the field.  
Related Careers
Find out about careers related to brain science.
 


 
   
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