Sensory science

This area provides resources on the senses and how they affect food choice and sensory evaluation tests.

Scroll down the page for resources on:

  • The senses and how they affect food choice
  • Sensory evaluation tests (spreadsheets)
  • Sensory evaluation worksheets

The senses and how they affect food choice

14 - 16 YR
The senses and food worksheet

A worksheet looking at sensory science.

docx
14 - 16 YR
The senses and food

A presentation looking at sensory science.

pptx
14 - 16 YR
Food, the senses and umami quiz

A quiz looking at food, the senses and umami.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Food, the senses and umami quiz answers

The answers to a quiz looking at food, the senses and umami.

docx
14 - 16 YR
The olfactory system

A presentation looking at the olfactory system.

pptx
14 - 16 YR
The olfactory system worksheet

A worksheet looking at the olfactory system.

docx
14 - 16 YR
The olfactory system quiz

A quiz looking at the olfactory system.

docx
14 - 16 YR
The olfactory system quiz answers

The answers to a quiz looking at the olfactory system.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Umami

A presentation looking at umami.

pptx
14 - 16 YR
Umami tasting worksheet

A worksheet looking at umami.

docx
multi-yr
Using your senses poster

A poster looking at the five senses.

pdf
14 - 16 YR
Using your senses teachers' guide

A teachers' guide looking at sensory science.

pptx

Sensory evaluation tests

multi-yr
Excel chart 10 points 1 product

An excel resource to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Excel chart 10 points 2 products

An excel resource to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Excel chart 10 points 3 products

An excel resource to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Excel chart 10 points 5 products

An excel resource to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Excel chart 10 points 4 products

An excel resource to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Hedonic scale for 3 products

A worksheet exploring using the hedonic scale to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Hedonic scale for 4 products

A worksheet exploring using the hedonic scale to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Hedonic scale for 5 products

A worksheet exploring using the hedonic scale to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Paired comparison (preference)

A worksheet exploring using paired comparison (preference) testing.

xls
multi-yr
Paired comparison (discrimination)

A worksheet exploring using paired comparison (discrimination) testing.

xls
multi-yr
Triangle test sheet

A worksheet exploring using the triangle test.

xls
multi-yr
Duo trio test

A worksheet exploring using the duo trio test.

xls
multi-yr
Excel chart 5 point 1 product

An excel resource to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Excel chart 5 point 2 products

An excel resource to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Excel chart 5 point 3 products

An excel resource to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
Excel chart 5 point 4 products

An excel resource to support the sensory evaluation resources.

xls
multi-yr
10 points 1 product (multiple pupils)

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation tests.

xls
multi-yr
10 points 2 product (multiple pupils)

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation tests.

xls
multi-yr
10 points 3 product (multiple pupils)

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation tests.

xls
multi-yr
Ranking test analysis

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation tests.

xlsx

Sensory evaluation worksheets

14 - 16 YR
Guide to sensory evaluation

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Sensory science - classroom activities

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Paired comparison test (discrimination)

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Duo-trio test

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Hedonic scale

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Ranking test

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Sensory evaluation - meat alternatives

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Paired comparison (preference)

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Scoring test

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Star chart/diagram

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
14 - 16 YR
Triangle test

A worksheet looking at sensory evaluation.

docx
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