This informative and entertaining series by well-known children's science author Laurence Pringle reveals to young readers the inner workings of each of the five senses. The accessible text puts the scientific aspects of the senses into the context of our everyday surroundings. There are numerous color photographs and diagrams to help illustrate the functions of the senses and the fascinating differences found between humans and animals. In addition to finding out how the senses work, students will learn the reasons behind problems that sometimes occur with each sense. At the end of each volume there is an extensive glossary of important terms. This thorough series provides a wide range of information and offers wonderful insights into these basic yet crucial elements of our existence.
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