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175 resources with the keyterm senses

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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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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: 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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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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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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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
Students 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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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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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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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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Fish Anatomy

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
Add a handy reference sheet about fish anatomy and functioning to your learners' biology or animal notebooks. Though this resource doesn't provide any practice, it makes a useful addition to any study of anatomy, biology, species, fish,...
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Through the Eyes of the Character

For Teachers 1st
Read a story on Wiggle Works reading program with vivid imagery. Learners discuss what a character is tasting, hearing, seeing, and touching. Each person reads a story and illustrates and writes about one sense every week. After everyone...
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Describing Words

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice using describing words. For this descriptive word lesson, 1st graders read the story The Wonderful Pigs of Jillian Jiggs and match the pig descriptions to their names. They play a game where they describe an object...
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Nervous System and Senses

For Students 6th - 8th
In this health activity, students complete the crossword puzzle based upon the theme of the nervous system and its interaction with the senses.
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Pancakes, Pancakes (Elementary, Science)

For Teachers K - 1st
Read Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomi De Paola then participate in different activities which practice skills such as English language development, using non-standard measurement, fine motor skills, dramatic play, and using our five senses.
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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 activity students complete an activity that demonstrates where germs can get into your body. 
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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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Come to Your Senses

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners explore their senses. In this biology lesson plan, students will learn about their senses, what affects them, and how the brain works to control our senses in a series of lab activities.
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Writing with our Senses

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders apply their knowledge of the five senses to create descriptive writing pieces.  In this descriptive writing lesson plan, 5th graders observe as the teacher models how she adds in details and adjectives into her existing...
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Strange Sounds

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students investigate sound as a form of energy. In this energy, forces, and sound lesson plan, students explore how different sounds may be made as they make a variety of materials vibrate. Students observe the effects of vibrations and...
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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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How the Heightened Senses of the Sea Turtle, Elephant, and Eagle Are Evident in the Brain

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore the senses of different animals. In this biology lesson plan students will study the animals selected for their grades. The students will learn about the brain and how the senses of that animal have developed.
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Fabric All Around

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore human senses by participating in an arts and crafts activity. For this fabric identification lesson, students discuss the uses for fabric and the history of cloth. Students identify the different materials in their...