The Sense of Hearing

The Sense of Hearing

by Elaine Landau


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It is the stirrup, a bone in your middle ear.

Inside, You'll Find:

A marine mammal with an outstanding sense of hearing

Diagrams, a time line, photos-and the letters from A to Z in sign language

Surprising, True facts that will shock and amaze you

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531218327
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2009
Series: True Books: Health and the Human Body
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Sounds Surround You How does hearing help keep you safe? 7

2 What Is Sound? What do the Sounds of a whisper and a musical instrument have in common? 11

3 How Hearing Happens What is the smallest bone in your body? 19

4 Hearing Loss How can people with hearing loss use the telephone? 27

Talking Hands What is finger spelling? 36

5 Protecting Your Hearing Are video-game arcades bad for your hearing? 39

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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