Hi! My name is Isabelle and I want to learn about the five senses. I think myfriend Kiki might be able to help!
Hi! I’m Kiki! To learn about the five senses, click on the labeled parts of my body!Eyes Ears If you read Hands all about the Nose Mouth senses, Click Here to take the QUIZ!
• Taste is also known as Gustation•To taste we use our tongue•There are four different parts of our tonguethat taste different things.•These four tastes are: •Sweet—like strawberries •Sour—like lemons •Salty—like potato chips •Bitter—like vinegar Click here to go back to Kiki
SightoSight is also known as visionoYou use your eyes to focus and detect objectsoThe eye can be compared to a camera. They both gather lightand transform it into a picture that we can interpret. They bothfocus the incoming light with the help of a lens. The eye uses theretina to produce an image while the camera uses film.oThe eye allows us to see and interpret the shapes, colors, anddimensions of objects in the world by processing the light theyreflect or emit. The eye is able to see in bright light or in dimlight, but it cannot see objects when light is absent. Click here to go back to Kiki
• Hearing is also known as audition• It is the ability to understand sound by detecting vibrations through the ears• We hear with our ears Click here to go back to Kiki
Smell• Olfaction is another name for the sense of smell•We use our noses to smell things•No two people smell the same odor the sameway.•The average human being is able to recognizeapproximately 10,000 different odors.•Our sense of taste is greatly influenced by oursense of smell Click here to go back to Kiki
Touch•Your sense of touch is found all over. You can touch and feel withany part of your body.•Touch originates in the bottom layer of your skin called thedermis, which is filled with tiny nerve endings that send informationto the brain about the things you are touching.•The nerve endings in your skin can tell you if something is hot orcold. They can also feel if something is hurting you.•Pain receptors are probably the most important for your safetybecause they can protect you by warning your brain that your body ishurt! Click here to go back to Kiki
It’s Quiz Time Let’s see if you can put your knowledge to the test! Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5
How many odors can the averagehuman being smell?A. 100B. 1,000C. 10,000D. 100,000
What are the 4 different flavors ourtongue can taste?A. Sweet, Salty, Bitter, SourB. Salty, Bitter, Sour, TangyC. Sweet, Bitter, Sour, SpicyD. Sweet, Salty, Sour, Juicy
Where does the sense of touchoriginate?A. The fingersB. MusclesC. The epidermisD. The dermis
What is another name for hearing?A. ListeningB. AuditionC. AuditoriumD. Hearsay
Can you see if there is no lightpresent?A.YesB. No
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