Hear Me Out

Years

8-9

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This documentary is based on the true-life events of Sue Walters, Bill Gibson and Jackson Tait. The narrative explains how Sue and Jackson came to have Cochlear Implants, allowing them to hear. They recount some life stories and share some enlightening advice.

This film was submitted to the SCINEMA 2021 International Science Film Festival and was selected to feature in our Australian, Body and School categories. The filmmaker has kindly allowed us to continue to show the film beyond the festival. Watch it below and download the accompanying educational resource for fun activities to use with your students.

Video Length: 9:45 mins

Film Description

This documentary is based on the true-life events of Sue Walters, Bill Gibson and Jackson Tait. The narrative explains how Sue and Jackson came to have Cochlear Implants. They recount some life stories and share some enlightening advice.

Lesson Inspiration

This short film interviews two people with cochlear implants (first developed in Australia) and shows the impact it has had on their lives.

Useful when:

Learning about the benefits of technology on society and demonstrating how a scientific understanding is required to develop and refine technologies.

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Years: 8, 9

Topics:

Biological Sciences – The Body

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional – Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function

Physical Sciences – Energy

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival is the largest science film festival in the Southern Hemisphere! The 2021 festival is now over but we have permission for some of the films and their associated educational resources to use with your students.

Each resource is mapped to the Australian National Curriculum and contains hands-on activities for your students. Designed to engage and inspire, these resources demonstrate STEM careers and skills to your students, encouraging them to be curious thinkers, problem-solvers and contributing citizens within society.

Years:

8-9