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Books

Green, Patrick. Seeing Is Believing. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Silver Burdett Press, 1996.

Kittredge, Mary, and Mary Talbot. The Senses. New York: Chelsea House, 1990.

Llamas, Andreu. Taste. New York: Chelsea House, 1996.

Parker, Steve. Senses. Brookfield, CT: Copper Beech Books, 1997.

Ripoll, Jaime. How Our Senses Work. New York: Chelsea House, 1994.

Suzuki, David, and Barbara Hehner. Looking at Senses. New York: John Wiley, 1991.

WWW Sites

Mystery of the Senses Activity Guide
http://www.weta.org/weta/education/teachers/itv/mos/mos_guide.html
Site provides information on the five traditional senses and an activity/experiment for the student related to each of those senses. Information based on the NOVA special mini-series Mystery of the Senses.

Neuroscience for Kids—The Senses
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/chsense.html
Highly recommended interactive site provides an extensive amount of information about the five traditional senses. A link to each sense provides further information and experiments/activities to learn more about that particular sense.

Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the World
http://www.hhmi.org/senses/
Site developed by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute is an extensive educational resource with information about brain function and the senses. Also contains a useful glossary of terms relating to sight, hearing, and smell.

The Way the Eye Works
http://www.eyeinfo.com/wayworks.html
Site provides a straightforward discussion of the way the eye works and what happens when it does not.

Your Gross and Cool Body—Sense of Sight
http://www.yucky.com/body/index.ssf?/systems/sight/
Site presents facts and answers questions about the sense of sight.

Your Gross and Cool Body—Sense of Smell
http://www.yucky.com/body/index.ssf?/systems/smell/
Site presents facts and answers questions about the sense of smell.

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