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    In this activity, learners investigate the olfactory system by conducting several experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners find that the ability to detect an odor decreases with...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners create an electrical circuit and investigate how some dissolved substances conduct electricity. Use this activity to explain how the nervous system sends messages as...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners dissect a piece of pizza to learn about nutrients important for health. This activity emphasizes the nutrients that the brain and nervous system need from food as well as...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity (1st activity on the page), learners explore their sense of taste and the structure of the tongue by taste-testing various foods. Learners dip toothpicks in various solutions of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this simple exploratory activity (1st activity on the page), blindfolded learners try to identify mystery items by smell. Learners also rate the odor (strong, pleasant, neutral) as well as...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (4th activity on the page), learners use their sense of smell to rate and arrange containers filled with different dilutions of a scent (like cologne or fruit juice) in order from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (4th activity on the page), learners test to see if saliva is necessary for food to have taste. Learners dry their tongues with clean paper towels and then taste samples of salt,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (last activity on the page), learners make a model of the eardrum (also called the "tympanic membrane") and see how sound travels through the air. This activity page...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (3rd activity on the page), learners taste test different foods and categorize them as sweet, bitter, sour, or salty. Learners compare their results with the group. Does everyone...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity demonstrates the importance of wearing a helmet to protect the brain. An egg is used to symbolize a head with the shell as the skull and the inside of the egg as the brain. One egg is...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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