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Teaching Hearing and balance

Hearing and balance

Hearing is the ability to sense sound. Sound travels through the air in waves, much like the waves you see in the water pictured below. Sound waves in air cause vibrations inside the ears. The ears sense the vibrations.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do our ears help us hear and maintain balance?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2
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