This Is Cool

Grade Level: 9 - 12 Age Range: 14 - 18 Lesson Length: 1 class
This is Cool experiential station at BrainU

A student tests heat/cold sensitivity by dipping a finger into containers of cold and warm water.

Human sensory systems are highly adaptable. This activity demonstrates the process of sensory adaptation. Students investigate how the perception of temperature changes under three separate conditions. They also relate the process of sensory adaptation to homeostasis.

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