What's That Smell? The Science Behind Adolescent Odors Book

What's That Smell? The Science Behind Adolescent Odors Book

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What's That Smell? The Science Behind Adolescent Odors Book

What's That Smell? The Science Behind Adolescent Odors Book

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What's That Smell? The Science Behind Adolescent Odors Book

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Students investigate the science behind body odors and hygiene choices. Why do underarms, feet and breath stink. How do search and rescue dogs track odors. How does a machine measure bad breath? Why does NASA use certified smellers? How do fragrances cover up odors? How do you decide which personal hygiene products to use? How did the government invent a stink bomb that would make subjects flee due to shortness of breath, rapid heart rate and nausea? Can you identify someone by their scent?
  • Teaches science that your students really care about
  • Includes bonus CD-ROM with editable activities, overheads, and handouts
  • For use in general science, chemistry, biology, health, and physiology classes
  • Links to National Science Education Standards
  • Teacher background and instruction notes
  • Student background readings and informative articles
  • Hands-on investigations
  • 125 pages
  • Grades 7-12

Table Of Contents:

  • Acknowledgments
  • Getting the Most from this Monograph
  • Chapter 1: Teacher Background
  • The Sense of Smell
  • Chemicals with Odors
  • Applications of Smell and Odors
  • Body Scents
  • Chapter 2: The Nose Knows: Exploring the Sense of Smell
  • Chapter 2 Overview
  • National Science Education Standards
  • Cross-Curricular Integration
  • Section 1 Background: How Your Sense of Smell Works
  • Section 1 Experiment: Identifying Odors
  • Instructor Notes for Section 1
  • Section 2 Background: Knowing Your Sense of Smell
  • Section 2 Experiment: Get a Whiff of This
  • Instructor Notes for Section 2
  • Section 3 Background: Molecules with a Message
  • Section 3 Experiment: Molecules You Can Smell
  • Instructor Notes for Section 3
  • Chapter 3: The Origins of Body Odor
  • Chapter 3 Overview
  • National Science Education Standards
  • Cross-Curricular Integration
  • Section 1 Background: Your Unique Scent
  • Section 1 Experiment: Scent Detectors
  • Instructor Notes for Section 1
  • Section 2 Background: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sweat
  • Section 2 Experiment: Using a Sweat Meter
  • Instructor Notes for Section 2
  • Section 3 Background: No Sweat
  • Section 3 Experiment: Sweating Is Cool
  • Instructor Notes for Section 3
  • Chapter 4: When Life Stinks
  • Chapter 4 Overview
  • National Science Education Standards
  • Cross-Curricular Integration
  • Section 1 Background: Sweaty Feet
  • Section 1 Experiment: Ban the Rotten Sneaker
  • Instructor Notes for Section 1
  • Section 2 Background: Beware the Fire-Breathing Dragon!
  • Section 2 Experiment: Spray It Away
  • Instructor Notes for Section 2
  • Section 3 Background: Control and Conquer
  • Section 3 Experiment: Life in the Pits
  • Instructor Notes for Section 3
  • Chapter 5: Combating and Controlling Body Odor
  • Chapter 5 Overview
  • National Science Education Standards
  • Cross-Curricular Integration
  • Section 1 Background A: The History of Bathing
  • Section 1 Background B: Perfumes and Sensitivity
  • Section 1 Experiment: Pick a Fragrance
  • Instructor Notes for Section 1
  • Section 2 Background: Scent Masquerade
  • Section 2 Experiment: The All-American Cover-Up
  • Instructor Notes for Section 2
  • Bibliography

Additional Information

SKU

RBK5004

Weight

0.9 lb

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