Topic outline

    • Our Senses

      We are aware of things that go around us. We understand these things through our senses that our body has. For each sense we use specific sense organ. Each of us has 5 sense organs that help us collect information from our surroundings. Our sense organs include nose, ear, tongue, eye and skin.


      What can skin sense?

      Skin is the largest organ of our body which is found all over the body.  It helps us to sense temperature change such as hot, cold, warm etc., pressure or weight when pinched, pressed or poked, pain such as dull, sharp or throbbing , touch such as such pleasant (breeze, rain, care), unpleasant touch(slap).


      What can I taste?

      Tongue is a muscular organ. There are taste buds on the tongue which tell us different type of tastes such as bitter, salty, sweet and sour. Tongue not only help to taste food but also helps to chew the food and in speech.


      Sound my ears can hear

      Our ear can hear. We can recognize different sounds. On hearing sound, we can guess the source of sound without seeing. Example: We can easily identify our mom’s voice, sound of an airplane, sound of storm, sound of alarm sound of thundering etc. Some sound we hear may be pleasant like music or unpleasant like noise.


      Things my eyes can see

      With our eyes we are able to see our beautiful world. Our sense of sight helps us to recognize people and differentiate object in terms of color, shape and size.


      What can I smell?

      With our nose we smell things and recognize whether it is good or bad smell. We should avoid smelling harmful substance which may be injurious for our health.

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