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Ch 25: Sight, Hearing & Other Senses: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Sight, Hearing and Other Senses chapter of this Middle School Life Science Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the human senses. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving sight, hearing and other senses required in a typical middle school life science course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other life science work.
  • Identify the human senses concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our Middle School Life Science Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about sight, hearing and other senses and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the structures of the inner and middle ear, the eye's receptors, the optic nerve or any other topic related to the human senses
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their science learning
  • Prefer learning about science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their sight, hearing and other senses unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in middle school life science
  • Don't have access to their science teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about sight, hearing and other senses simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live science tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about sight, hearing and other senses on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives

  • Discover how the eye's cornea, lens, pupil and iris contribute to eyesight
  • Learn about the functions of the rods, retina, fovea and cones of the eye
  • Study the ways in which the optic nerve transmits information, and explore the functions of the eye's photoreceptors
  • Examine the structures of the middle and external ear
  • Learn about the correlation between the inner ear and balance
  • Describe the contributions of the senses of taste, touch and smell

6 Lessons in Chapter 25: Sight, Hearing & Other Senses: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Eye and Eyesight: Large Structures

1. The Eye and Eyesight: Large Structures

Would you be able to see anything without a lens in your eye? Does the lens change shape? Does the iris? What structure gives you your eye color? Find out all of this and about things like the ciliary muscles and the cornea as we delve into this lesson.

Receptors of the Back of the Eye: Retina, Rods, Cones & Fovea

2. Receptors of the Back of the Eye: Retina, Rods, Cones & Fovea

Find out how we see the world in color, what rods and cones are, and how camera film fits into all of this. In addition, you'll find out what the retina is and what gives you the ability to see at night.

How Receptors of the Eye Conduct Information via the Optic Nerve

3. How Receptors of the Eye Conduct Information via the Optic Nerve

You will learn how your eyes are able to see the image in front of you thanks to special cells called photoreceptors. In addition, these receptors have very important proteins called rhodopsin and photopsin; and all of these things work together to transmit information to your optic nerve.

Anatomy of the Ear's External Structures

4. Anatomy of the Ear's External Structures

What is the pinna? Is it the same thing as your earlobe? Does the eardrum have anything to do with the tympanic membrane? Find out as we explore all of this and other important structures involved in the sensation of hearing as sound enters your ear.

Binocular Cues: Definition & Examples

5. Binocular Cues: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will explore what binocular cues are, how we utilize them to discern how distant an object is from us, and how they work to create our unique sense of depth perception.

Conduction Deafness: Definition & Causes

6. Conduction Deafness: Definition & Causes

In this lesson, we will explore what the conducting system of your ears is and what structures are included in that system. We will also look at what some of the causes of conduction deafness are.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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