WONDER #757: What Can Happen During a Full Moon?
Question 1 of 3
What does science say the moon affects?
- The ocean's tides
- Human behavior
- Birth rates
- Both b and c
Question 2 of 3
What is the BEST evidence that the full moon does not cause weird behavior?
- "Many people have extended this scientific fact into fantasy."
- "Some police officers believe that a full moon leads to more crimes being committed."
- "There’s no strong evidence to tie the full moon to odd behaviors."
- "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?
- Everyone should be careful during a full moon.
- Stories about werewolves make people afraid of the full moon.
- People who believe the full moon causes weird behavior should listen to scientists.
- Though some people believe the full moon affects behavior, there is not evidence that it does.
Check your answers online at https://wonderopolis.org/wonder/What-Can-Happen-During-a-Full-Moon.