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The hearing system and noise

Background Information

This is the first of three lessons within the Hearing Health and Protection pillar, for students in Years 6-7. Students learn about the parts of the ear and how they enable hearing.

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 (ACPPS058)

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

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

Key Learning Area: TECHNOLOGIES

Year 6
Design and technologies
Design and technologies processes and production skills

  • Select appropriate materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques and apply safe procedures to make designed solutions (ACTDEP026)

Year 7
Design and technologies
Design and technologies processes and production skills

  • Select and justify choices of materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to effectively and safely make designed solutions (ACTDEP037)

Resources

Hearing loss simulations

Test your hearing with Phonak

Hearing Test