Five senses in the human head © Siemens Stiftung 2018 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Five senses in the human head

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The five human senses.

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2018-04-22
With the five sense organs, eyes, ears, nose, tongue and skin, the human being receives stimuli, transforms them into electrical nerve impulses which are then transmitted to the brain.
There they are processed, classified and interpreted.

Information and ideas:
Suitable as starting point. Important to point out that internal organs are involved as well as the visible organ and that the brain is necessary for the evaluation of the impulses.

Relevant for teaching:
Structure and function of a sensory organ
Reception of stimuli and processing of information
Senses discover the environment
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Biology; Personal, social and health education (PSHE)
Grade 1 to 4; Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Elementary school; Middle/high school; Vocational training
Chart; Sense organ
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