The Ear

This lesson explores how we hear highlighting the role of the various structures within the ear.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the volume of a sound determined by?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following surfaces should produce the best echo?

2/5

Q3.In a light wave, how do the particles vibrate in relation to the direction of energy transfer?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following describes 'amplitude'?

4/5

Q5.On an oscilloscope trace, what would show a decreasing volume?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the volume of a sound determined by?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following surfaces should produce the best echo?

2/5

Q3.In a light wave, how do the particles vibrate in relation to the direction of energy transfer?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following describes 'amplitude'?

4/5

Q5.On an oscilloscope trace, what would show a decreasing volume?

5/5

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Quiz:

The Ear

This quiz will test your knowledge from today's lesson and your prior learning.

Q1.Which part of the ear carries a sound wave to the ear drum?

1/5

Q2.What is the function of the auditory nerve?

2/5

Q3.If a sound has a high pitch, what will the frequency and wavelength of the sound wave be like?

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Q4.Which of the following statements is incorrect?

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Q5.In which state of matter will sound travel the slowest?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The Ear

This quiz will test your knowledge from today's lesson and your prior learning.

Q1.Which part of the ear carries a sound wave to the ear drum?

1/5

Q2.What is the function of the auditory nerve?

2/5

Q3.If a sound has a high pitch, what will the frequency and wavelength of the sound wave be like?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following statements is incorrect?

4/5

Q5.In which state of matter will sound travel the slowest?

5/5

Lesson summary: The Ear

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