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A mechanical model to demonstrate the working of the human ear
The Human Ear
Subject Biology, physics
Level Lower and upper secondary
Language English
Type Lesson sequence

Learning objective
Understanding the application of physical principles in operation of human ear.
Didactical comments
Pupils will do many questions about the apparatus (exploring and discovering). Making a model of human ear with simple materials, they will understand how the sounds transmit from the outer ear to the middle and inner ear. They will understand the working of basilar membrane in the cochlea which is a application of resonance and how the brain understand the different sounds.
Suggestions for methodology
Teacher teaches in front of the class, lectures.
Contact details
NameIlias Kalogirou

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