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This page explores the structure of the ear and the way sound is received, transmitted, and understood by the brain.  It explains the physical processes by which the outer, middle, and inner ears collect sound and relay it to nerve cells.  Java simulations take the user on an interactive journey through the human ear,  illustrating each concept being taught.   This item is part of a module on the physics of sound for high school and middle school classrooms.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Acoustics
= The Ear
- Sound Reproduction
- Wave Motion
= Wave Properties of Sound
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- New teachers
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© 1998 ThinkQuest
Additional information is available.
Keywords:
Doppler Effect, amplitude, amplitude, diffraction, frequency, fundamental, harmonic, human hearing, pitch, sound intensity, the ear, timbre, wave interference, wavelength
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Metadata instance created June 27, 2007 by Mandy Staff
Record Updated:
January 19, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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January 1, 1998
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(ThinkQuest, Redwood Shores, 1998), WWW Document, (http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/Ear.html).
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The Soundry: How We Perceive Sound - The Ear (ThinkQuest, Redwood Shores, 1998), <http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/Ear.html>.
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The Soundry: How We Perceive Sound - The Ear. (1998, January 1). Retrieved September 1, 2014, from ThinkQuest: http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/Ear.html
Chicago Format
ThinkQuest. The Soundry: How We Perceive Sound - The Ear. Redwood Shores: ThinkQuest, January 1, 1998. http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/Ear.html (accessed 1 September 2014).
MLA Format
The Soundry: How We Perceive Sound - The Ear. Redwood Shores: ThinkQuest, 1998. 1 Jan. 1998. 1 Sep. 2014 <http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/Ear.html>.
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@misc{ Title = {The Soundry: How We Perceive Sound - The Ear}, Publisher = {ThinkQuest}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {1 September 2014}, Month = {January 1, 1998}, Year = {1998} }
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