Skip to main content
A facilitator holds a bottle while a learner wafts a scent to her nose


Hands on activities related to the senses - vision, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. The sensing organs associated with each sense send information to the brain to help us understand and perceive the world around us.


Tactile Books and Models for Visually Impaired Visitors

Child using the Braille book, called "Getting a Feel for Eclipses," features graphics that teach users about the interaction and alignment of the sun with the moon and Earth

NISE Network strives to share STEM public engagement resources designed to for all audiences, including blind and visually impaired participants. For more information about how NISE Network products are designed with an inclusive audiences approach using Universal Design principles, visit

Strategies and Best Practices

Earth & Space Tactile Books

NASA 3D Printing Resources

More Resources about Senses