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Making the Senses Make Sense; Hands-on Activities to Help Children Explore the Five Senses
Preschoolers learn all about their five senses in an amazing series of lesson plans designed to be used during each month of the school year. Activities that go across the curriculum are present to help youngsters explore their sense of smell, touch, taste, sight, and hearing.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 41 Views 190 Downloads
How Do We Smell?
It seems like a simple process: we breathe in, our nose detects different scents, and our brain interprets the smell. But how does it actually work? How can something smell like vanilla to one person, but like urine to someone else? How do we know that dogs have a better sense of smell than humans?
4 mins 7th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Keen Sense of Smell
Students investigate their sense of smell by experimenting with smelly objects. In this human senses instructional activity, students examine the length of time it takes to smell a random object that is close to them. Students record the different time interval for each object and complete a shark activity using computer software.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Applied Science - Science and Math Lab
Students explore the senses. For this Applied Science lesson, students investigate the items in "feely" boxes with their hands, both touching the items and shaking the boxes to hear the sound the items make. Students also smell and taste items.
1st - 6th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Have You Seen My Mother?
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.
K Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Study Jams! The Senses: Smelling
It makes sense to sniff out a good lesson on the sense of smell. Here is a six-slide presentation that can be a strong component to that lesson! With photographs and expository graphics, life scientists find that smell is the detection of actual chemicals!
4th - 9th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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.
K - 3rd Science 7 Views 16 Downloads
Learning the Sense of Smell
Students 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. Students wear blindfolds and try ti guess what they are smelling.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
The 5 Senses Worksheets
Reveal the 5 senses to your young learners with this resource. After reading a rhyming verse about each of the 5 senses, class members match pictures of body parts to each of the 5 senses and trace the sensory word. As a final activity, leaners brainstorm 2 things you can use each of the 5 senses for and list the body part that is used for each sense.
K - 1st Language Arts 26 Views 235 Downloads
Taste and Smell
Youngsters explore their senses of taste and smell. They work in groups, and are guided through the process of inquiry. The nice thing about this lesson is that it is also a lesson on how to properly utilize the scientific method. Each group member has a specific role in the inquiries, and some excellent lab sheets and inquiry questios are embedded in the plan.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads