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171 resources with the keyterm senses

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Study Jams! The Senses: Tasting

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Mmmmmmm, here is a tasty little slide show to use when introducing upper-elementary learners to the sense of taste. Photographs and detailed computer images accompany explanatory text about how the taste buds and the nose send signals to...
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How the Body Works—Eyes

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
You might find this video a little silly-ary (ciliary, as in, ciliary muscle). Giant, hat-wearing eyeballs with legs walk around as Chloe and the Nurb discuss different features of this light-collecting organ. Get your class focusing on...
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Study Jams! The Senses: Hearing

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
How does this sound? It's a rockin' video starring two teenage girls talking about music, hearing, and the ear. Listeners hear that the ear does not only gather sound waves, but also helps us maintain balance. They also will get an...
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Write With All Your Senses

For Students 3rd - 8th
Get your budding authors to use all five senses as they describe scenes in their novels.  They read an example of both basic and sensory writing. Then, learners put their senses to the test by describing six familiar scenes through...
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Sense Walk

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
How lovely it is for little ones to observe the world of wonders with their five senses! Take them out and teach them to not just look with their eyes, but to smell, hear, touch, and even taste as they practice making observations.
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Study Jams! The Senses: Touching

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
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...
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How the Body Works: Ears

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Hear ye, hear ye! Here is a video that comes with an article to read, an interactive quiz, hands-on activities, and worksheets, all about the ear! Chloe and the Nurb take viewers on a virtual tour of the ear, discussing its structure and...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Eyeball

For Students 5th - 10th
Is your life science class having trouble seeing how the eyeball works? Open their eyes with this little Bill Nye film. Optics concepts involved with vision are revealed. As a unique homework assignment, have individuals watch the clip...
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Recognizing the Importance of Sight

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover the true value of their senses. In this sight lesson, students discover the difficulty of life without sight by performing everyday activities without the help of their eyes. The students examine their results and the...
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Studying our Senses

For Students 4th - 6th
Who would not want an opportunity to taste jellybeans in class?  During this investigation, life science learners hold their noses as they take a taste test and find that our perception of flavor is connected with our sense of smell. In...
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Colors of Winter-Body Parts/Senses

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Fun is in the air as learners with special needs engage in sensory-filled activities. They discuss color, snow, cold, winter, and body parts while touching and smelling various objects. They discuss the parts of the body with relation to...
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Outdoor Observation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
How do seasons change? Investigate changes in the seasons. Elementary schoolers observe the environment using their five senses and record their findings. They repeat this activity throughout the year when the seasons change.
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Yo Uso Mis Cinco Sentidos para: oír, probar, tocar, ver, oler

For Students 4th - 6th
What can you hear right now? What can you smell? Designed to be used with young Spanish language learners, this packet reinforces vocabulary relating to the five senses. Bring in snacks to have language learners decide which snacks are...
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Feelin' Buggy

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Feelin' buggy? Your young learners will be after this awesome inquiry-based interdisciplinary lesson. Your class will explore insects while also practicing descriptive writing as they compare and contrast the sight, smell, and touch...
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Special Senses- Hearing and Equilibrium

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this health worksheet, students examine the human body and make mental connections to the target function highlighted in the sheet.
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All Aboard!

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners recognize and identify onomatopoeia. They will read the book All Aboard! A True Train Story, by Susan Kuklin. After reading the book, they list and illustrate examples of onomatopoeia. Then they write a poem or story using...
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Focusing on Imagery through your Senses

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners enrich their writing of an original scene by incorporating imagery, visual pictures and scenes painted in the readers mind by using one of their senses as a unique writing tool.
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Jeopardy: 1st Grade Science

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Here is a great game to play at the end of the year as a cumulative review or prior to state testing. This 1st grade Jeopardy Game contains questions related to typical 1st grade science concepts: clouds, the 5 senses, plants, life...
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Study Jams! The Senses: Smelling

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
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...
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Making Cents of the Senses

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore sight and hearing. In this senses activity, students read Brown Bear Brown Bear, discuss how eyes are used for sight, and chart the eye color of the students in the class. Students discuss how hearing is important, take...
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Using the Senses to Write Descriptively

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students write descriptive paragraphs using adjectives based on the use of their five senses. They use sensory impressions to improve their writing.
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Meet A Tree

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore different types of trees with their senses. In this nature lesson, students play a game in which pairs use their senses to explore trees, blindfolded. Students then must find the tree they found when blindfolded. 
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Our Five Senses

For Teachers K
While students are at their desks, you can show this simple PowerPoint about the five senses. Each sense includes an activity for students to complete, like drawing something that smells good. This presentation calls for the following...
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Germs and Your Body

For Teachers K Standards
Students study germs and ways your body fights against disease.  In this germs lesson students complete an activity that demonstrates where germs can get into your body.