How does a shark hear? © Siemens Stiftung 2018 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

How does a shark hear?

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Graphic:
Shark and its hearing organ (lateral-line organ).

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2018-07-27
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?".
Further information regarding this graphic is available as information sheet on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung

Relevant for teaching:
Sound/acoustics: hearing range, hearing frequency limit
Communication, Understanding
Example
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
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