Questions for a scientist

From: On-line Snack discussion (snaktalk@exploratorium.edu)
Date: Tue Jan 06 2004 - 09:37:49 PST


Dear Jillian,
I've forwarded your questions on to one of our scientists today so you
should hear from him soon.

Great experiment!

Deb

P.S. be sure to always put a subject in the subject line of your emails as
spam filters may automatically delete messages without a subject.

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On Sun, 28 Dec 2003, Jillian Barger wrote:

> Hi, my name is Jillian Barger, I am in the 7th grade at St. Andrew School. For my Science Fair I am doing " Does the sense of smell affect your sense of taste?"
> I would like to interview you. Heres my procedure...
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> Procedure
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> 1. Have a person close their eyes and plug their nose.
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> 2.Give them a cherry lifesaver.
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> 3. Wait for the candy to dissolve in mouth.
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> 4. Ask them what flavor it was. (donít tell them if they were right or wrong.)
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> 5. Then let them drink water. (use plastic cup)
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> 6. Now tell the person to close their eyes again.
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> 7. Give them the life saver and tell them to smell it (donít need nose plugs)
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> 8. After they smell it tell the person to put it in their mouth.
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> 9. Wait for it to dissolve.
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> 10. Ask the person which lifesaver tastes better the first or second one.
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> 11. Then record the data.
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> Here are the questions.
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> Name:________
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> 1. What is your profession?
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> 2. How did you become interested in your profession?
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> 3. After hearing about my expirement, do you have any suggestions for me? If yes, what are they? If no, why not?
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> 4. What advice can you give me about completing my project?
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> 5. What information do you think is essential for me to know for my project?
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> 6. What do u think the resalt will end up being for my project? And why?
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> 7. How long have you been working in your line of work?
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> 8. Do you foresee any problems with my epirement? Why or why not?
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> Thank you for your time,
> Jillian Barger
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> *!Jillian!*
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