WONDER #757: What Can Happen During a Full Moon?

Question 1 of 3

What does science say the moon affects?

  1. The ocean's tides
  2. Human behavior
  3. Birth rates
  4. Both b and c

Question 2 of 3

What is the BEST evidence that the full moon does not cause weird behavior?

  1. "Many people have extended this scientific fact into fantasy."
  2. "Some police officers believe that a full moon leads to more crimes being committed."
  3. "There’s no strong evidence to tie the full moon to odd behaviors."
  4. "Werewolves aren't the only things supposedly affected by the phase of the moon, though."

Question 3 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Everyone should be careful during a full moon.
  2. Stories about werewolves make people afraid of the full moon.
  3. People who believe the full moon causes weird behavior should listen to scientists.
  4. Though some people believe the full moon affects behavior, there is not evidence that it does.

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