Investigation Question: In a blind taste test, can you tell the difference between nonfat (skim) milk, low-fat (2%) milk, and whole milk?
Research Question: How do we taste the difference between foods?
Dr. Eric H. Chudler is a neuroscientist from the University of Washington who created the Neuroscience for Kids website as a resource for students to learn more about the nervous system. The drawing of a taste bud takes you to a part of that website that explains the most recent research on how we taste.
Image BY-NC by Ivy Livingstone from Biodidac