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Investigate How We Use Our Senses

In this worksheet, students will explore the use of our senses.

'Investigate How We Use Our Senses' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 1 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:   Basic Parts of the Human Body

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Worksheet Overview

We have five senses. They are sight, sound, smell, touch and taste.

Each sense is in a different part of our body.


Our eyes are used for seeing. 




Our ears are used for hearing. 




Our hands are used for touching and feeling. 


a hand


Our mouth and tongue are used for tasting. 




Our nose is used for smelling. 




Our senses are what help us to understand and interact with the world we live in.

Each of our senses sends messages to our brain through receptor cells using our nervous system to deliver them.


This activity will help you to think about what sense we use in different situations.

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