SIGN IN   Advanced Search

Browse Illustration
Nasal anatomy

Molecules of odor travel from their source up into our noses. The molecules travel up into the olfactory area. The molecules dissolve into a mucous membrane there and nerves carry the information taken from the molecule to the brain. We perceive a distinct smell after this process.

Rate this Resource:
1 = not useful, 5 = very useful

Please be the first to rate this resource.

View Free


Resource Type: Illustration
Audience Level: Intermediate elementary 3-5, Middle school 6-8

Author and Copyright

Authors and Editors: N/A N/A of U.S. Government
Publisher: U.S. Government
Format: text/html
Copyright and other restrictions: Yes
Cost: No


» Sign In or register to post comments.

Video and Image Data Access



Triple A S National Science Foundation Naitonal Science Digital Library Pathway
Funded by the individual BEN Collaborators and grants from the
National Science Foundation [DUE 0085840 / DUE 0226185 / DUE 0532797 / DUE 0734995]

This website is a National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathway.
Copyright © 2019. American Association for the Advancement of Science. All Rights Reserved.