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Taste Discrimination 8-302

Target Grades: 9-12

Can you taste it? Students explore their ability to taste four sensations: sweet, sour, salt, and bitter in a blind taste test. Students examine PTC inheritance, as well as their tendency to eat certain types of foods. An ideal biology lab for learning about genetic inheritance or for studying human anatomy. This kit features two lab experiments which can be completed in one hour or separated into two thirty minute activities. Required, but not included: dedicated lab-ware for measuring taste test substances, which may be consumed. Designed for 24 students working in groups of two.

Kit Contains:
Instructor Manual
Student Procedures
Student Data Sheet
Sodium Chloride
Quinine Sulfate
Empy Dropper Bottles