Sound and Noise Pollution: Experiments and Field Activities

Sound and Noise Pollution: Experiments and Field Activities

Type of Event Training
Date of Event 2019-05-27 ~ 2019-05-29 (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) 18:30 - 21:30
Location University of Saint Joseph – N.A.P.E. Campus (Address: Rua de Londres 106, Macau, China)
Registration description From now until 2019/05/16
Audience Environmental Sciences teachers
Quota 25 25
Fee Free
Performer Professor Raquel Vasconcelos, University of Saint Joseph
Organization Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Producer Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Language English
Information 83959184 (Mr. Mok Man Hong, Nicholas)
Goal 1. Understand the basic principles of sound and know easy tools for acoustic analysis; 2. Obtain an overview of how animals hear and use sound to communicate; 3. Comprehend the impact of noise pollution on human health and ecosystems; 4. Gain practice with different classroom experimental activities related to sound analysis and impact of noise on organisms
Message Session 1 - Properties of sound and sound propagation - Overview of different methodologies for sound recording and sound level measurements - Introduction to acoustic analysis using specific software and field sound recordings Session 2 - Hearing mechanisms: diversity and adaptations rent approaches - Methodologies used to quantify auditory sensitivity and hearing loss Session 3 - Noise pollution- Macau as a case study - Impact of noise exposure on development, physiology and behaviour of animals. Assessment of noise as an environmental stressor in classroom experiments


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Last modified: 2019-04-08 17:55

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