ERIC Number: ED106086
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Sounds and Noises. A Position Paper on Noise Pollution.
Chapman, Thomas L.
This position paper focuses on noise pollution and the problems and solutions associated with this form of pollution. The paper is divided into the following five sections: Noise and the Ear, Noise Measurement, III Effects of Noise, Acoustics and Action, and Programs and Activities. The first section identifies noise and sound, the beginnings of noise pollution, and describes the progress of hearing. A diagram of the ear is included. Noise Measurement, the second section, considers the hearing process, decibles, and sources of noise pollution. The third section, Ill Effects of Noise, examines some of the psychological and physiological effects produced by noise pollution. The fourth section introduces acoustics and outlines some measures for combating and controlling noise. The fifth section, Programs and Activities, suggests activities which can be used to explore noise and noise pollution. A glossary and bibliography are included. (TK)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Madison County Public Schools, Marshall, NC.; Environmental Education Center, Oteen, NC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III