The shark as an example of an animal that mainly hears with its body surface. The sense of hearing (lateral-line organ) is sketched in.
Information and ideas:
Picture to introduce topic “How do animals communicate with each other?".
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Relevant for teaching:
Sound/acoustics: hearing range, hearing frequency limit
Biology; Personal, social and health education (PSHE)
Grade 1 to 4; Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Elementary school; Middle/high school; Vocational training
Communication; Nervous system; Sense of hearing; Sound; Stimulus reception; Communication (animal); Hearing ability (animal); Processing of stimuli; Sound transduction
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