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Protecting our ears

Background Information

This is the final lesson of three within the Hearing
Health and Protection pillar, for students in
Years 6-7. Students identify loud noises within the
environment and determine the best strategies
for reducing them.

Australian Curriculum Links

Key Learning Area: HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Year 6
Personal, social and community health
Being safe, healthy and active

  • Plan and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS054)

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 (ACPPS058)

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

  • Investigate and select strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS073)

Contributing to healthy and active communities

  • Plan and use health practices, behaviours and resources to enhance health, safety and wellbeing of their communities (ACPPS077)

Resources

Resource 5 Strategies for reducing noise exposure

Causes of NIHL

Hearing loss simulations

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