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