Hearing, Hearing Loss and the Human Ear - Physics and Biology Lesson Package

Grade Levels
5th - 9th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Formats Included
  • Zip (14 for each version)
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Hearing, Hearing Loss and the Human Ear. This is a more simplifed version of my - 1-2 day lesson package Hearing and the Human Ear which contains a greater amount of detail and is more suited for high school students. If you are interested please CLICK HERE to have a look. This lesson package has both physics as well as biology elements. The main focus of the lesson is to provide information about hearing to students in regards to what kinds of sounds are heard, the possibility of hearing loss caused by everyday activities and the features of the human ear which allow us to hear. There are 7 videos embedded right into the lesson as well as one website which links to an online hearing test. Simply view the lesson in slideshow mode and click the video/activity image. The video will automatically open in your browser. The videos are embedded on my site so that I can keep them updated and replace them if needed.


Buyer Comments:

- "Great info--kids love the activities"

- "Great addition to our human body unit! Very engaging!"


The PowerPoint contains diagrams, examples, and explanations. It includes the lesson (student and teacher versions of the PowerPoint), a student worksheet with answers and a student lesson handout as a word document which follows the PowerPoint. The lesson also contains 10 videos embedded into the slides. I have used this lesson in my own classroom with great success.

Included in the lesson package is:

- The teacher version of the PowerPoint

- The student version of the PowerPoint

- 8 embedded videos

- 1 online hearing activity

- Student lesson handout

In order, the lesson covers:

- Hearing Tests

- Hearing Frequencies

- Hearing Loss and Earbuds

- Teen Hearing Stats

- Hearing Loss Prevention

- The Human Ear

--> Outer, Middle and Inner Ear

If you are interested in a really engaging and simply to use lab station activity to go along with your lesson,please CLICK HERE to learn more.

The student version of the PowerPoint contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities.

I also have a range assignments and lessons/units from other grade levels at my store.Please CLICK HERE to have a look around and don’t forget to follow if you like what you see.

Also, please visit my blog Teach With Fergy for my thoughts on teaching, learning and everything in between.

Total Pages
14 for each version
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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