Sensational scientist Eugene Aserinsky

This biography text for year 4 and P5, linking to the topics living things and habitats and Biodiversity and Interdependence, explains how Eugene Aserinsky discovered that our brains are active while we sleep, causing rapid eye movement (REM). As he said; “If you study the small details carefully enough, it will lead to a BIG reward!”

The downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.
Year 4
Living things and habitats
Sensational scientist Eugene Aserinsky

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