2 Many changes within your body that are different for each person (can be measured)GrowthHeightWeight(non-measurable)DevelopmentSocialEmotionalIntellectual
3 Types of DevelopmentPeople grow and develop at different stages of their lives and no two people are the samePhysical DevelopmentIntellectual DevelopmentSocial DevelopmentSpiritual DevelopmentEmotional DevelopmentChanges to your body (incl. height & weight), and what you can do with it (ie. Skill learning)Learning to use your mind to gain knowledge and reasoning skillsForming new relationships and learning how to act and behave appropriatelyDeveloping values and beliefsLearning to cope with your feelings and to deal with changes in your life
5 Beginning of adolescence Puberty & AdolescencePubertyBeginning of adolescenceThe rapid physical development of a young personUsually occurs around the age of 12 years oldAdolescenceThe time between being a child and becoming an adultA period of much confusion and frustration to all involved
6 Ovaries release female sex hormones Chemical substances produced by various glands and travel in the blood to ovaries & testesGirlsOvaries release female sex hormonesOestrogenProgesteroneBoysTestes release male sex hormonesTestosterone
7 CHANGES MALES ONLY BOTH FEMALES ONLY Growth Spurt Hair Growth Genital GrowthAcneIncreased muscle sizeMenstruationWider shouldersWider hipsVoice BreaksBreasts
8 Some more informationGirls are often taller than boys at the start of puberty but by the end of puberty the average boy is taller.Girls may gain body fat early in puberty but later in adolescence they lose the extra weight as they take on a more womanly shape.Acne results from the skin becoming too greasy due to active sebaceous glands.Pimples etc are a result of clogged pores. Regular cleaning of the skin and a healthy diet will help control pimples.Breaking of the voice is a natural process in which the larynx and vocal cords enlarge.Menstruation is a natural part of being a woman and indicates that she is able to produce children. The first period marks the beginning of puberty for the female.
9 Answer the questions provided in the Year 8 Wiki Yr 8 HPE/MrDaddy’s Corner/Term 3/Questions & Power pointUse the power point provided to help you