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Your Senses

Key info...

Learning level: Key Stage 1
Location: Life's educational laboratories, Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne
Availibility: On demand
Minimum Attendance: 12

How do we find out about the world about us?

Tantalize your taste buds, harness your hearing, stimulate your sense of smell, trick your touch and astound your eyes in this hands-nose-tongue-eyes-and-ears-on experience.

What will you learn?

Curriculum Links
Science KS1 – Working scientifically
  • Using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.
Science KS1 – Year 1 – Animals, including humans
  • Identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.
Aims and Objectives
  • Understanding that we have five main senses: Sight, Touch, Taste, Smell and Hearing.
  • Understanding of which part of our body is involved in each of these senses.