|PUBERTY AND BODY CHANGES/ TEEN GROWTH
Puberty Worksheet Handout = Mr. Corabi
Puberty and the teen years powerpoint = Mr. Corabi
Changes during Puberty MP3 = Glencoe Health
Heredity and Genetics = Glencoe Health
WEBSITES and Web Based activities
to promote Comprehension, Enrichment and Remediation
VIDEO: Puberty in general = wellcast
VIDEO: Puberty for Boys = Always products
(as posted on Bloomfield SD site)
VIDEO: Puberty in Boys = wellcast
VIDEO: Puberty for Girls = Always products
(as posted on Bloomfield SD site)
VIDEO: Puberty in Girls = wellcast
VIDEO: The teen brain and thinking: PBS video
Male Reproductive System = Teen Health
Female Reproductive System = Teen Health
Q+A all about girls and growth = KOTEX
VIDEO: How to use a Tampon = TAMPAX
VIDEO: Kids explain Periods = The Flex Company
VIDEO: !st moon party = Always
VIDEO: Why do woman have "periods"= Taken from TED ED
VIDEO: The Period Project = Kamilee Frietas, Rush Arts
Class of 2018
VIDEO: What happens if you leave your Tampon in too long = DTV
Online activities and info: Being Girl.com
Girl health advocacy: Girls for change
Best bones forever : U.S. department of Health
Dysmenorrhea : Menstrual Disorder.... =
e-medicine.com from web md
Puberty : changes that occur as little children become young adults and end up
allowing for reproduction to place. There are many physical and emotional
Boys begin physical changes in puberty around 10 years old and finish
physically growing around 18-19. The male hormone responsible for puberty
changes is Testosterone. It is produced in the testicles and causes changes in
boys such as increase muscle mass, square/broad shoulders, increased size of
voicebox = deeper voice, facial and chest hair, and increased penis size.
Girls begin physical changes in puberty between 8-10 and finish generally
around 15-16. The female hormone responsible for puberty changes is
Estrogen. Is is produced in the Ovaries and causes changes in girls such as
the first menstrual cycle aka menarche, breast growth, and wider hips.
Both genders actually have both hormones but obviously, boys should have
more testosterone and girls should have more estrogen. Realistically, most
changes boys and girls go through during puberty are the same. Actually, if
you combine the changes that are the same with boys and girls and the
changes that are different, boys actually go through more changes however,
the changes girls go through or more major.
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