Ideal to use with students once they have been introduced to the structure and function of the ear. They are given a set of nine abstract shapes which relate to parts of the ear.
They are asked to suggest:
Students can then put the parts together to make a model ear to stick in their books. As a summary asked students to put the parts of the ear in order that the sound wave reaches them.
The task could be differentiated by providing students with a diagram of the ear.