This article explains the different kinds of taste sensations and gives clear examples for each one. It is written in kid-friendly language which is easier to understand. There is a short description of what taste is, and a close-up image of tastebuds.
This article explains 10 different facts about the tongue and taste. Each fact starts off as a question. For example, Is your tongue the strongest muscle in the body? Can you see your taste buds? How long is the average tongue? There is an answer for each, along with an image.
This is a picture of a tongue map. It shows the different places on our tongues where our tastebuds our sensitive to different tastes like salty, sweet, bitter and sour. Today people believe that the spots aren't so specific, but that the back of the tongue is more sensitive to bitterness and that front of the tongue is more sensitive to sweetness.
This is a fun video about all of the five senses. It explains the body part used in each sense and what each sense does. At the end of the video, there is a quiz that you can take. The questions are read out loud. To answer each question, you have to click on the picture of the correct body part.