Structure and function of the ear
About the social and cultural significance of hearing as introduction to the physiological structure of the ear.
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The human being uses the sense of hearing to perceive sound waves in the form of music, speech, noises etc.
The human being uses the sense of balance to recognize position and spatial movements of his body.
Information and ideas:
Students should understand the structure of the ear.
This is a basis to understand:
- how hearing functions
- what functions are fulfilled by the ear
Relevant for teaching:
The human body
Structure and function of a sensory organ