1. Explain how you and your partner used only the sense of sight to catch the ruler.
2. Explain how you and your partner used only the sense of hearing to catch the ruler.
3. Explain how you and your partner used only the sense of touch to catch the ruler.
4. Was it more difficult to catch the ruler using one of the senses as compared to the other? Explain.
5. How could you use only the sense of smell to catch the ruler?
6. How could you use only the sense of taste to catch the ruler?
7. Explain how your senses, nerves, brain, and muscles in your fingers helped you catch the ruler for one of the senses explored. Use the Directing Your Muscles—The Nervous System chapter in your student reference book to help you.
1. We used the sense of sight by looking t the ruler. It was really easy my partner Nicole got 16 cm. And I got 20cm.
2. We used the sense of hearing by saying go right when we dropped it. It was a little harder to do. Nicole got 28 cm. And I got 16cm.
3. We used the sense of touch by touching them on the shoulder when we dropped it. It was much harder because I didn't catch it the first 2 times. Nicole got 8cm. And I got 21 cm.
4. Yes, it was harder when we did the sense of touch. I think it was harder because we couldn't see the ruler and we couldn't hear my partner say go. So I had a delay of catching the ruler 2 times.
5. You could use the sense of smell by putting something on it you like. I would put either muddy buddies, or kit kats on them.
6. You could use the sense of taste by putting a piece of candy in their mouth to trigger when to catch the ruler.
7. They helped me because my brain told me when to catch the ruler. My nerves told my brain and they helped me get my grip on the ruler. My muscles in my fingers