To get to the website, open Internet Explorer and type the address above exactly as you see it in the URL address box. This should take you directly to the site. Put your computer headphone on so you can hear the sound from the website as well as see the colorful pictures.
Click on the “Listening Guides” link and find out about five people who count on their listening skills in everyday life or in their work. You can watch a movie about each person by clicking on “Listening to Nature”, “Listening to get Around”, etc. Answer the questions below.
1. Who is Doniga Markegard? How does she use listening skills in her work?
2. Why does Dean Hudson rely so much on his ability to hear and listen?
3. What kind of problem-solving does Lisa Miller do with her listening skills?
If you go the “Listen Exhibit” at the San Francisco Exploratorium what are 3 things you can see or do? (Hint: Look in “At the Museum” to find this info.)
Click on the online activities link. Then click on “More about Listening”. You will find great information, diagrams, and sound/video about the ear and auditory system. Explore this and have fun. Answer the question below.
What are the two things from this area of the website that you enjoyed most or learned something new about?