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Resources for 5th grade study of the novel, "The Candymakers" by Wendy Mass
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Your Questions

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?


World Book Student App


Your Tongue Article from by Nemours - Make sure you read ALL 3 PAGES of the article!  Also, you may want to turn the sound off, or use headphones.



Tour the Tongue


Tour the Tongue is a NOVA website that includes an interview with an expert in taste science, researcher Danielle Reed.  She explains how our tongues taste the FIVE main different tastes of food.



Neuroscience for Kids - Taste



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.

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