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Sensational senses

general health

grades Prek-2nd

In this course, students will be introduced to the five senses: sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste. Participants will learn the function of each sense and the parts of the body, or sense organs, that allow the senses to work. They will also be taught how to protect and care for their sense organs so that they function properly.

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Topics

Covered

  • Sense of sight

  • Sense of hearing

  • Sense of smelling

  • Sense of touch

  • Sense of tasting

  • Taking care of the sense organs

Objectives

  • Students will be able to identify the five senses

  • Students will be able to identify the organs that allow the senses to work

  • Students will be able to list ways to care for the sense organs so that they are protected and continue to function properly

Standards

met

  • NATIONAL HEALTH EDUCATION STANDARDS

    • Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health

    • Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks

  • NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION

    • Standard 6: Values physical health for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction

Program Materials

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Estimated Teachable Minutes

SENSATIONAL SENSES - 40 Minutes

While You Watch worksheet - 15m

Classroom Cookbook - 15m

Missing a Sense - 15m

Postcard from the Beach - 15m

What’s in the Classroom? - 30m

The Senses & the Brave Little Monster - 30m

Touch Walk - 30m

Where’s the Flavor - 30m

Apple Tasting - 15m

Five Senses Poetry - 15m

Guess the Sound - 15m

Mystery Object - 30m

Sandpaper Ratings - 15m

Smell Preferences - 15m

Tactile Mazes - 30m

Taste Test - 30mThe Listening Line - 30m