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Class Summary: What does taste have to do with science? Well the answer is, an awful lot! In this course students will study the elements of taste from a scientific perspective. From taking a close look at model tongues, to examining sugar content in soft drinks, children will participate in a variety of experiments that help them understand the science behind taste. One of the most exciting experiments conducted in the class is a classic taste test in which the children will get to taste and guess several food types.
Educational Value: This course introduces students to the senses of taste and smell through a variety of experiments and activities. The Mad Science instructors will teach the students all about the concept of taste sensitivity through the exploration of taste buds, as well as other taste based concepts. In addition, children will learn about the sense of smell by participating in an experiment involving scented test tubes samples.
This class includes the following experiments and activities:
Touch a Tongue
Sniff and Whiff