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Published by Lancashire Education Committee in Preston .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementS. Harris...[et al].
SeriesPrimary science curriculum development in Lancashire
ContributionsHarris, S., Lancashire (England). Education Committee.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14351190M

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The sense of touch is one of the five senses. We use our hands and all of our skin to touch and feel things. Which of these items can you touch? Describe how they feel. Color the pictures. CCSS No specific standard. Please go to this page to see all the My Five Senses Circle the Objects worksheets. Our Skin Can Touch (Our Amazing Senses) Paperback – August 1, by Jodi Lyn Wheeler-Toppen (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jodi Lyn Wheeler-Toppen Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Reviews: 5. Book: Touching by Rebecca Rissman (Optional) A Braille book from the library for students to feel. Lesson Procedure. Show the students the book Touching and explain that it is a nonfiction book which means the information is real. Read and discuss the sense of touch .   Somatosensory System: The Ability To Sense Touch. Our sense of touch is controlled by a huge network of nerve endings and touch receptors in the skin known as the somatosensory system. This system is responsible for all the sensations we feel – cold, hot, smooth, rough, pressure, tickle, itch, pain, vibrations, and more.

  This title introduces young readers to the sense of touch. Engaging photos show kids using their hands in relation to real world experiences like holding hands and reading Braille. Simple sentences make this title fun for kids to read and understand the what, how, when and why of one of the five senses. Fun facts, a comprehension quiz and a glossary are also included. Faint touch. Sitting just below the top layer of skin, touch receptors called Meissner endings respond to very light touch, such as being tickled with a feather. Stretching. Deeper down in your skin are touch receptors called Ruffini endings. They are sensitive to being stretched or squeezed, and they also respond to changes in temperature.   The New York Times bestselling author examines how our sense of touch and emotion are interconnected Johns Hopkins neuroscientist and bestselling author of The Compass of Pleasure David J. Linden presents an engaging and fascinating examination of how the interface between our sense of touch and our emotional responses affects our social interactions as well as our general Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.   Touch therapies Given all these findings, it only makes sense to think up ways to incorporate touch into different form of therapy. “Touch therapy” or “massage therapy” may sound like some weird Berkeley idea, but it’s got hard science on its side. It’s not just good for our muscles; it’s good for our entire physical and mental.