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Resource #29


Tongue Map

Levels: Grades 4-8
Topics: sense of taste

Description: Where do you taste bitter, sweet, salty, and sour? Kids can find out by sampling four strong flavors on the front, back, and side of their tongues to create a "tongue map." The young scientists at ZOOM invite your students to try this activity and send the results to their site.

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