Nervous System: Senses Inquiry Lab

Nervous System: Senses Inquiry Lab
Nervous System: Senses Inquiry Lab
Nervous System: Senses Inquiry Lab
Nervous System: Senses Inquiry Lab
Nervous System: Senses Inquiry Lab
Nervous System: Senses Inquiry Lab
Nervous System: Senses Inquiry Lab
Nervous System: Senses Inquiry Lab
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This 9-station student-directed lab is a great low-prep activity for Anatomy or upper-level Biology students to learn about the anatomy and physiology of the senses including hearing, vision, touch, balance, taste, and smell. Student instructions, lab worksheets, and diagrams are all included.

Senses and terms addressed:
Touch- Two-point discrimination, free nerve endings, hair follicle receptors, Pacinian corpuscles, Ruffini's corpuscles, Merkel's disks, Meissner's corpuscles, thermoreceptors, accomodation
Smell- Olfactory epithelium, olfactory bulb, cilia, accomodation, olfactory fatigue
Taste- Gustation, papillae, filiform, fungiform, foliate, circumvallate taste buds
Vision- rods, L-cones, M-cones, S-cones, dichromacy, sex-linked trait, blind spot, cornea, aqueous humor, lens, fovea centralis, retina, hyperopia, myopia
Hearing- ear drum, malleus, incus, stapes, frequency of sound, age-related hearing loss
Balance- endolymph, semicircular canals, relationship between vision and balance

*PLEASE NOTE: This resource is also included in my Nervous System and Human Body Systems MEGA-Bundle

Included in this resource:
-1 page of teacher directions w/ set-up and materials list
-9 stations for testing physiology of senses (background information and procedures are provided for each station)
*See the PREVIEW link above for specific information about each station
-Diagrams for additional information
-1 student packet with discussion questions for assessment of understanding
Answer keys

Teaching about all systems of the human body? Here is a listing of all my Human Body resources:
Introduction to the Human Body (FREEBIE!)
Integumentary System Bundle
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Digestive System
Respiratory System
Circulatory System
Endocrine System
Excretory System
Lymphatic System
Nervous System
Reproduction & Human Development
Human Body Systems PowerPoint Bundle (just PowerPoints & notes)
Human Body Systems MEGA-Bundle (PowerPoints, Notes, Labs, Diagrams) *SAVE 25%*


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15 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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