Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Our 5 Senses

This week in science we talked about observing things by using our 5 senses.

Tuesday, we talked about the different senses we have and how we use those senses during different parts of the day. The kids talked with partners about what they thought different people in different pictures were observing and what senses they were using to do their observing. After our discussion, we read the book My Five Senses by Aliki.

Wednesday, we watched a BainPOP on our senses. BrainPOP Jr. is one of the sights we use to watch videos on different subjects in class. There is a little girl names Annie and her robot friend named Mobi who help teach the kids through funny cartoons. Once we finished our BrainPOP, we did a "lab" (I call them labs) to test our understanding of our five senses and use descriptive words.

We used our sense of sight to look at our drink. It looked like a red liquid that had bubbles in it.

We used our sense of touch to feel our drink. It felt cold and wet.

We used our sense of smell to smell our drink. To some people, it smelled sweet like cherries, strawberries and watermelons. To others, it smelled sour like lemons and limes.

We used our sense of hearing to listen to what our drink sounded like. It made a ssssppppsssshhhhh sound from all of the bubbles in our cups. (They are much better at describing it than I am at typing it).

And FINALLY, we used our sense of taste to taste our drink. Some kids thought it tasted sweet like cherries and strawberries and a couple thought it tasted sour like lemons and limes. They all agreed that it was delicious! :)