Welcome to the Teacher Toolkit!

Noisy Planet’s Teacher Toolkit will help you teach preteens about the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss. It provides easy-to-use resources and step-by-step instructions for fun activities.

This toolkit builds on the success of classroom presentations conducted by the Noisy Planet team at schools within the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, and offers key resources and tools to teachers, school nurses, and other educators across the country.

Start here by downloading Teacher Toolkit instructions.

Educator and student demonstrating the tuning fork activity

Noisy Planet Presentation

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Download this sample presentation and script to guide you through the Noisy Planet classroom activities.

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Noisy Planet Student Activity Videos and Instructions

These four training videos show the activities included in the presentation. Instructions provide in-depth descriptions of each activity, including the required equipment, number of student volunteers needed, and the estimated time for each activity.

Tuning Fork Demonstration Video

Learn how to conduct the Tuning Fork Activity, which demonstrates sound vibrations.

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How We Hear Demonstration Video

Learn how to conduct the How We Hear Activity, which engages students to act out the sequence of events involved in hearing.

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Hair Cell Demonstration Video

Learn how to conduct the Hair Cell Activity, which shows students how loud noises can damage hair bundles in the inner ear.

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Blow Dryer Demonstration Video

Learn how to conduct the Blow Dryer Activity, which demonstrates the benefit of moving away from the source of sound.

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Download or Order Free Resources

Find additional free Noisy Planet educational resources to download, print, and order. These resources can be used before, during, or after presentations, and can be shared with families to reinforce key messages.

How loud is too loud bookmark

How Loud is Too Loud? Bookmark

Find out how loud is too loud.

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It's a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing.® cartoon-style poster (11" x 17")

It's a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing.®
cartoon-style poster (11" x 17")

Noisy Planet campaign poster.

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Teaching preteens about hearing protectors

Teaching Preteens About Hearing Protectors

Tips to encourage preteens to use hearing protectors.

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Last Updated Date:

October 16, 2017