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Taste Test

September 10, 2009

Five in a Row Activity:  Taste Test

I set out samples of the four major tastes:  bitter, sweet, salty, and sour, along with saltines to cleanse the palette.   AlphaBoy tasted and categorized each one, fending off little brother along the way.

Clockwise from top left:

Clockwise from top left: sour Gummi pieces, tonic water, green olives, banana jelly bellies, candy corn, sour apple jelly bellies, unsweetened chocolate, chocolate chips, pretzels, kosher salt, lemon slice.

He tasted each sample, decided which category it belonged in, and placed the cup in the right square.

Bitter Chocolate

Bitter Chocolate

Tonic Water

Tonic Water

Lemon

Lemon

Here was the big problem:

Mr. Grabby Hands strikes again!

Mr. Grabby Hands strikes again!

Results:

The hands-down favorite category?  What do you think?  SWEET!

The hands-down favorite?  What do you think?  SWEET!

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