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How Your Brain Understands What Your Ear Hears (Grades 7-8) - Free standards-based curriculum that investigates the multisensory process of human communication, the fundamentals of sound, and how to prevent hearing loss. (Publication No. 04-4990) (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and Office of Science Education)
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Airborne Allergens: Something in the Air - (PDF FILE - 1.45MB) 40-page booklet summarizes what health experts know about the causes and symptoms of allergic reactions to airborne allergens, how health care providers diagnose and treat these reactions, and what medical researchers are doing to help people who suffer from these allergies. To view this PDF file you will need Adobe Reader, which you can download for free for either a PC or Macintosh. Download Acrobat (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)
Ask the Scientist: Questions and Answers About Hearing - Questions and answers about hearing and noise-induced hearing loss featuring Dr. James F. Battey, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., NIDCD Director. This site also includes several harmful noises video clips. (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)
Ears, Nose, and Throat (MEDLINE plus) - Carefully selected links to Web resources and the latest, authoritative health information related to the ears, nose, and throat. (National Library of Medicine)
Genes and Disease - Ear, Nose, and Throat - (National Library of Medicine)
Hearing Loss - (National Institute on Aging)
How Loud is Too Loud (Online Video) (Grades K-5) - Online video that illustrates the concept of loudness. Students learn how loudness of of sounds is categorized by units called "bells", named after the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell. (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)
I Love What I Hear - This is a 7 min., 25 sec. video, developed for elementary-aged students, describes how common sounds in our environment—when too loud, too close, or too long-lasting—can put us at risk for permanent hearing loss. It also teaches students how they can protect their hearing against noise-induced hearing loss by becoming "ear defenders." (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)
NIDCD Free Publications - List of all free publications from NIDCD pertaining to hearing, balance, smell and taste, voice, speech and language. Incluye publicaciones en español. (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)
NIDCD Student and Teacher Activities - Student and Teacher activities produced by the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)

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