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Aeroplane noise

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Recording:
The aeroplane is one of the loudest technical man-made sources of noise. We can hear an aeroplane in the air from where we are standing.

English, German, Spanish (CREA)
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2018-07-27
An aeroplane taking off causes the noise level to shoot up to as much as 130 decibels.
That clearly exceeds the pain threshold of the human sense of hearing. That is why workers at airports have to wear ear protection.

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Structure and function of a sensory organ
Senses discover the environment
Games to practise using the senses
Acoustic phenomena
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