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In this language skills learning exercise, students read an article about National Sense of Smell Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
Young scholars complete activities that help activate their sense of smell. In this sense of smell lesson plan, students paint with scratch and sniff paint, use a blindfold and smell items, and have a discussion.
For this reading comprehension assessment worksheet, 3rd graders read a passage entitled, "Our Sense of Smell." They answer 5 multiple choice questions based on their comprehension of the reading selection.
Students explore their senses of smell. In this sense of smell lesson, students read The Popcorn Dragon and research the sense of smell on a designated website. Students identify scents and play an Internet game based on the sense of smell.
Young scholars investigate their sense of smell by experimenting with smelly objects.  In this human senses lesson plan, students examine the length of time it takes to smell a random object that is close to them.  Young scholars record the different time interval for each object and complete a shark activity using computer software.
Youngsters explore their sense of smell by working in pairs. One child is blindfolded, while the other holds things for him to smell. They switch after a while. All of this leads up to learning about the amazing ability sharks have to smell - even from very far away. A study of sharks, and their prey, ensues. Terrific worksheets and activities are embedded in this fine science plan for the little ones.
Students discover that the sense of smell helps us to enjoy life and explore unsafe conditions. They smell Christmas by making gingerbread ornaments.
Students listen to a read aloud of Janell Cannon's, Stellaluna as they examine how bats use their sense of smell. They examine the sense of smell by role playing as mother bats as identify different scents. They study bat facts at an assigned website.
Students use the olfactory sense to determine if a marker is appropriate 'food' or not. This experience helps students explain why so many animals rely on the sense of smell to find prey.
Young scholars experiment with sense of smell, and how it relates to sense of taste.
Students define the sense of smell. In this smell sense lesson plan, students review their five senses and define the importance of smell. Students practice smelling and identifying items in bags. Students discuss the importance of smell to animals and match animals to their noses.
Students take a walk outside and use their sense of smell to discover odors in their world. They record their observations and compare their observations with those of their classmates.
Students explore the attributes of the human nose. In this 5 senses lesson, students participate in a smell guessing game prior to discussing the anatomy of the nose and creating a sense of smell book page.
First graders read the book Stelluna by Janell Cannon. In this bat lesson plan, 1st graders use their sense of smell to identify objects, learn and recite a rhyme, and differentiate between the words night and day.
Students describe various ways insects use their sense of smell, and examine why some insects use scent marking. They conduct a scent hunt, searching for a particular scent on the trees on school grounds.
Students identify familiar scents using their sense of smell. They smell things like cherry extract, powders, peanut buter and coffee beans.
Students use the sense of smell to identify the contents of the Mystery Odor Cans. They record what they think is in the Odor Can.
Students experiment to understand how shark find their prey.  In this shark senses lesson, students  use their sense of smell to understand how sharks smell. 
Learners learn about the sense of smell and the nose.  In this senses lesson, students read The Honey Bee and the Robber, discuss how a bee uses its sense of small and get an introduction on what they sense of smell is.  Learners wear blindfolds and try ti guess what they are smelling.  In extension activities students can make a model of a nose.
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about our sense of smell and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.

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