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Interactive Sound Ruler: How Loud is Too Loud?

September 2, 2014 in Community News

 

 

How loud is Too loud?

Find out from this interactive sound ruler.

Click here

Sound Ruler-NIH

Interactive Sound Ruler from NIDCD

October 5, 2013 in Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

Interactive Sound Ruler on Noisy Planet’s Website

From National Institute for Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Did you know that many everyday sounds can potentially damage your hearing? Check out the Noisy Planet’s Interactive Sound Ruler to help you determine: How loud is too loud? Using the ruler, you can click on a decibel level to see what’s safe and what’s not. Don’t forget that exposure to noise at or above 85 decibels over time can put you at risk for noise-induced hearing loss. The louder the sound, the shorter the amount of time needed to cause hearing loss. The sound ruler is a great educational activity for classrooms and is also available in Spanish: Escala interactiva de ruidos: ¿Cuándo el ruido es demasiado ruido?

Sound Ruler

 


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