How the Ear Works: Lesson for Kids - Parts & Facts


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What is the main job of the outer ear?

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1. What happens to sound when it gets to the eardrum?

2. What are the smallest bones in your body called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet can help check your knowledge of the ear. You will be quizzed on parts such as the outer ear and eardrum.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following:

  • What happens to sound when it reaches the eardrum
  • The outer ear
  • Smallest bones in the body
  • Part of the ear that has liquid and tiny hairs in it
  • Purpose of ear wax

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw important details from the anatomy lesson
  • Information recall - remember information you know about the smallest bones in the body
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the purpose of wax in the ear

Additional Learning

Learn more about the ear using the lesson called How the Ear Works: Lesson for Kids: Parts & Facts. Thanks to this lesson, you can complete these objectives:

  • Review sections of the ear
  • Learn how sound is transmitted in the ear
  • Examine characteristics of the inner ear