Cochlea – an overview
The cochlea with the location of the vestibule, the oval window and the round window. To help understand where the sound enters and exits the cochlea.
Between scala vestibuli and scala tympani there is a membranous tube which is also filled with fluid. This is where the actual hearing organ, the Organ of Corti is located.
Information and ideas:
Can be used in a worksheet, for work together on the digital projector, or as an overhead transparency.
Further information regarding this graphic is available as information sheet on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung.
Relevant for teaching:
Structure and functions of a sensory organ
Reception of stimuli and transmission of information
Functions of senses