Use “Albert” to demonstrate excessive noise exposure from personal listening devices. Albert has been outfitted with a sound level meter. Demonstrators can place participant listening devices into Albert’s ears and measure the decibel level.

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Target Age: This lesson is appropriate for participants of all ages.

Learning objectives:
After completing this station, participants should be able to:

  • Understand how noise induced hearing damage occurs.
  • Recognize warning signs of excessive noise exposure.
  • Make informed decisions about being exposed to excessive noise from personal listening devices.