Welcome To Your Senses

Sound, sight, taste, touch, and smell—oh the world of senses! What do these five senses have to do with the brain? The answer: everything. Explore how the brain sends and receives messages by having the class participate in several sense tests

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use optical illusions as a way to spark interest in the topic under study 
Classroom Considerations

  • Preview the list of materials for each sense activity in order to acquire them ahead of time, and to make sure no student has any food allergies
Pros

  • Promotes discussion, collaboration, hands-on activities, and inquiry-based learning
  • Comes with extension ideas
Cons

  • None