Middle ear section
Graphic with detailed labeling:
Section view of human ear with the individual parts of the middle ear.
The tympanic cavity contains the ossicles “malleus”, “incus” and “stapes”.
These are joined together loosely and can move so that, with their help, vibrations from the eardrum can be picked up and transmitted to the inner ear.
Information and ideas:
Can be used in worksheet, worked on together via digital projector, as an overhead transparency.
Relevant for teaching:
The human body
Structure and function of a sensory organ