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What animal can "taste" with its feet? Which one can move its eyes separately? This page is dedicated to the “amazing” senses of over 50 animals and how these senses help them adapt to their environments. This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.


  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8


student-facing animal senses



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Curriki Rating
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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 1, as of 2008-09-08.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 1

Reviewer Comments:

This is an external link to a page on Neuroscience for Kids and lists some adaptations and otherwise amazing animal senses. This resource would benefit from some pedagogical guidance on using this resource in the classroom.

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