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1

What are tiny particles in a substance called?

molecules

2

What are the nerves in your tongue called?

taste buds

3

What four different tastes do your taste buds detect?

sweet, salty, sour, and bitter

4

What two senses work closely together?

taste and smell

5

How do odors reach the nose?

molecules bring them to as gases or vapors in the air

6

Where are the nerves of smell located?

in the upper lining of our nose

7

What is the organ for the sense of touch?

skin

8

the parts of body that have more feeling to touch than others are more what?

sensitive

9

What are the tiny holes in your skin called?

pores

10

What is the liquid waste that is given off through the pores of the skin?

perspiration

11

What is the protective crust that forms over a wound when your skin has been cut.

scab

12

Where do your nerves send messages about what you touch?

brain

13

What keeps your skin from drying out?

oil glands

14

What is the best way to protect your skin?

keep it clean

15

the skin tightens and forms what as the pores close to keep your body warm

goose bumps

16

Why do the pores of your skin open on a warm day

To perspire and cool you off.