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The Ear is Here to Hear!

The Ear is Here to Hear!

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  • Name the three parts of the ear.
  • Can you draw and label the outside structure of the ear?
  • Find the scientific word for:

Outer Ear:

Middle Ear:

Inner Ear:

  • What is earwax? What is its job?
  • The eardrum is sensitive and made of thin skin. How does it work and collect sounds?
  • What happens when the eardrum vibrates?
  • What are the ossicles? What is their function?
  • The inner ear has the cochlea – what is this? What is its job?
  • The ear creates nerve signals and sends them to the brain. That is how we hear!
  • Create a diagram to show the journey of sound through your ear – use the song in the video to help you!

Do you have any questions about the journey of sound, how the ear works, or how our brain interprets sound? Send your questions to askanambassador@canterbury.ac.uk, tag us on Twitter @STEMHUB_SE or Instagram @thestemhub


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