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Chapter 29: 1-6

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Biology Homework Chapter 29: The Senses - Hearing


Reading Preparation

Textbook assignment: Chapter 29: The Senses, 1-6.

Study Points

Try to link the information in this chapter to what you already know about general cell functions, neuron cells in particular, the nervous system and transport across membranes.

Web Lecture

Read the following weblecture before chat: The Senses, Part I.

Take notes on any questions you have, and be prepared to discuss the lecture in chat.

Study Activity

Perform the study activity below:

Use the activity below to explore the structures of the ear. The Interactive Ear

The Interactive Ear is presented by Amplifon

  • Hover over each white and brown dot to learn the names of the different structures.
  • Click on the blue plus sign to use a magnifier to examine areas more closely.
  • Click on the middle and inner ear flags to look at each part of the ear more completely.

Alternate or additional activity:

Use the Hearing Lab Activity at Glencoe to explore how human hearing compares with other animals.

Chat Preparation Activities

Chapter Quiz

Lab Work

Read through the lab for this week; bring questions to chat on any aspect of the lab, whether you intend not perform it or not. If you decide to perform the lab, be sure to submit your report by the posted due date.