The Senses: Tasting StudyJam

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The Senses: Tasting StudyJam


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Imagine your favorite food. Do you know why you like it so much? It is all up to your sense of taste. Find out how it works!

The tongue has thousands of taste receptors that respond to chemicals in the food you eat. Nerves in your tongue and nose send signals to your brain, allowing you to taste the food you eat.

This resource presents a short slide show about how humans detect and interpret taste. After utilizing this resource, the students can complete the short test to assess their understanding.

Content Standard(s):
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 4
10 ) Obtain and communicate information explaining that humans have systems that interact with one another for digestion, respiration, circulation, excretion, movement, control, coordination, and protection from disease.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SCI.AAS.4.10- Identify human systems (i.e. digestive, circulatory, and respiratory).

Tags: brain, digestion, gustatory cortex, nasal, nerves, saliva, senses, taste, taste buds
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The test may be completed as a whole group or independently on student devices. 

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Author: Hannah Bradley