Who We Are Unit Of Inquiry:
We use our bodies to learn about the world.
As a class we read non-fictional books about our bodies. From our research we found out that we use our tongue to taste. It is covered in tiny taste buds. Different parts of our tongue taste different flavours.
At a class meeting we talked about the different types of flavours that we can taste – savoury, sweet, sour, salty and spicy. We made a visual wall to show our ideas.
EY2 Yellow held a ‘Fresh Juice Tasting Day’ to test out our sense of taste. We had a number of parent and babysitter helpers come to school. In small groups we made four different flavours of juice drinks – sweet, savoury, sour and spicy.
In the Sour Drink Group the children made a lemon juice drink. They tested it and then added some honey to make it a little sweeter.
I don’t like it. Sumedha
It’s yucky. Maxi
It tastes real sour. Maya
Honey lemon is sour, we liked it because it was a little sour. Tommaso
It’s spicy. It’s delicious. Tommaso
I like it. Sumedha
It’s spicy. Marc-Philippe
It tastes like yucky. Sumedha
Not yummy (some of the juices), the more (most) delicious was the milk with bananas. Rosario
The thing (juice machine) that the other Maxi made, I use it to sometimes make carrot juice. Maya
The Sweet Drink Group made banana milkshakes using a hand beater to mix the bananas, sugar and milk together.
Yummy! Dayou and Tommy
I like the banana. Dayou
I like it, it’s delicious. Sumedha
I like it. I like the banana milkshakes. The banana one is my favourite cause it tastes like banana. Marc-Philippe
It’s a good. David
We cut some bananas put on to a plate. We cut them up. Maxi G
Then we did “juzjuzjuz”. Rosario
Before we did milk in we put some sugar in. Maxi G
Then we mixed the banana milkshake. Maxi V B
We drinked drinked drinked all the juices. Milk banana milkshake was the best. The banana milkshake was the best because it was the sweetest, and everybody loves sugar and bananas. That’s why it was the best. We like doing it! Noa