Mystery of the Senses-Touch
Students test the skin's range of sensitivity. Students complete a "Touch Areas" activity. They discuss their results with the class. Students make conclusions about which parts of the body are most sensitive to touch.
5th - 9th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Making Sense of Sensors
Have small groups in your class construct working hygrometers as an example of the benefits of using sensors in engineering. This lesson can be used during a weather unit when covering humidity or in a STEM lesson as a preparation for...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Garden Detective Sensory Tour
To prepare for a sensory walk outside, the whole class engages in a discussion of the five senses, kids close their eyes, and share what they sense. Groups then follow a guide, tour an area, and share what they experience through their...
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! The Senses: Touching
Beauty is only skin deep, but knowledge goes deeper with this brief presentation! Three of the five slides are photos of a hand touching an object, one is a colorful graphic display of the epidermis and dermis, while another may be an...
4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Dogs "See" with Their Noses?
While dogs may not be able to see quite as well as humans, they definitely have us beat when it comes to their sense of smell. Prepare to be amazed as this short video investigates the incredibly sensitive noses of man's best friend.
4 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable