Food and the 5 senses

Smell and taste

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Discover how your mouth and nose identify the tastes, odours and aromas of everything you eat!


Understanding how the senses tell us about the chemical properties of food
Differentiating between ‘odour and ‘aroma’
Recognising the five basic tastes
Discovering trigeminal sensations.

Course Plan

Lesson 1Odours and aromas - what's the difference?
Lesson 2Olfactory perception
Lesson 3Taste buds
Lesson 4Four... or more tastes?
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