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How loud is too loud?

Background Information

This is the second of three lessons within the Hearing Health and Protection pillar, for students in Years 6-7. Students learn how some sounds can damage the ear and cause hearing loss.

Australian Curriculum Links

Key Learning Area: HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Year 6
Personal, social and community health
Contributing to healthy and active communities

  • Investigate the role of preventive health in promoting and maintaining health, safety and wellbeing for individuals and their communities (ACPPS054)

Year 7
Personal, social and community health
Being healthy, safe and active

  • Investigate and select strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS058)

Resources

Resource 3 Audiogram

Resource 4 Noises

Causes of NIHL

Hearing loss simulations

Test your hearing with Phonak

Hearing Test