The senses of taste and smell are really just two versions of the same sense. All animals use these senses to distinguish between something that is edible or inedible. How they taste and smell, however, may surprise you! Learn how taste buds work and how smell and taste work together through a variety of activities and experiments including a smell scavenger hunt.
How are we designed to feel pressure, heat, texture, and pain? Did you know that your tactile sensitivity is not the same all over your body or that some animals have a super-sensitive touch sense? Learn the answers to these questions and discover the animals with tactile superpowers through discussion, activities, and experiments.
We’ll discover how different animals use their super-sensitive sense of touch to do these things and learn why they can through activities and experiments.
Explore how we use our sense of touch to gather information about the world around us and learn how animals’ whiskers have a special design and function related to touch through activities and experiments