6th Grade: Complete and submit work on Google Classroom
INSTRUCTIONS : Google Class: TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
SUMMARY: At the end of the ear canal, sound waves hit the eardrum, which passes vibrations through a series of bones to the cochlea. The parts of the ears involved in balance are the semicircular canals.
Today’s Text: https://www.ck12.org/book/ck-12-life-science-concepts/section/11.51/
Use today’s text and the resources below to answer the questions that follow.
Explore More I
Hearing and Balance at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTiGskc1o48 (1:02)
1. When sound enters your ear, it starts your eardrum vibrating. Where do the vibrations go next?
2. What part of your ear contains fluid?
3. Where are the nerve sensors that communicate with the brain located in your ear? What else is found in this same area of the ear?
Explore More II
The Sense of Balance at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmBB2bu1gEQ
1. What gives us our sense of balance?
2. What is a kinocilium? How is this involved in your sense of balance
DIRECTIONS: USE THE VOCABULARY FROM TODAY’S TEXT FOR REVIEW QUESTIONS.
1. How does sound travel through air?
2. Which structure in the ear changes sound waves in the air into vibrations?
3. What are the three tiny bones in the ear?
4. Which parts of the ear sense changes in the body’s position? How do they do this?
5. Why does death of hair cells in the cochlea cause hearing loss?
ALL WORK IS DUE AT THE END OF THE DAY AND TO BE POSTED IN LIFE SCIENCE GOOGLE CLASSROOM.
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