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Sticking object into ear

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Do not stick objects in your ear! It can lead to eardrum injuries!

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2018-07-27
Don't stick anything in your ears! Pencils and other pointed or sharp instruments are particularly dangerous as they can very easily injure the eardrum! Even a cotton wool bud has caused serious injuries in the past, if, for example, you suddenly turn your head!

Information and ideas:
A situation that can be often observed in class. The picture can be used to introduce the subject "protection of the ear".
Possible questions:
What am I allowed to do to my ears?
What should I not do?
Why can a joke end up having serious consequences?

Relevant for teaching:
Hearing defects, hearing impairment
Personal health care
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
Health education; Hearing impairment; Hygiene
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