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Define NATURE

Refers to traits and characteristics that are inherited or genetic in origin.

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Define NUTURE

Refers to traits and qualities that are learned by humans as they grow.

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What is ROLE MODEL?

Someones whose behaviour or attitude is copied by people because they admire them.

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What is GENDER ROLE?

Role determined by a person's gender.

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What is MANUAL WORK?

Work that requires physical skills.

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What is NON-MANUAL WORK?

Work depending on mental skills.

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Name 8 EXPECTED life events?

Starting school.
Leaving school.
Moving house.
Entering employment.
Parent hood.
Living with a partner.
Marriage/ civil ceremony.
Retirement.

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Name 8 UNEXPECTED life events

Death of partner.
Death of friend/relative.
Accident/injury.
Ill health.
Dropping out of education.
Promotion.
Imprisonment.
Unemployment.

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Name 4 things we can INHERIT from out parents?

Height.
Eye colour.
Hair colour.
Genetic issues.

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Who DOESN'T have a unique set of genes?

Identical twins.

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Give 2 example of ADVERSE GENETIC CONDITIONS?

Down's syndrome.
Autism.

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What is a GENETIC DISEASE?

An abnormality in an individual's genome
A person's entire genetic makeup.

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Name 3 types of INHERITANCE?

Co-dominant.
Incomplete dominance.
Dominant-recessive.

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Name 4 LIFESTYLE choices?

Diet.
Exercise.
Alcohol.
Smoking/drugs.

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What are the potential effects of being HEAVILY overweight?

Affect joints when older.
Risk of diabetes and heart disease.

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Name 4 negative effects from regular eating of FAST FOOD?

High cholesterol.
High blood pressure.
Extra calories.
Diabetes.

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Name 4 negative effects from running FIVE miles every day?

Regular injuries.
Heavy on joints.
Hard on the heart.
Muscle loss.

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Name 4 negatives from binge drinking?

Brain damage.
Weight gain.
Several cancers caused.
Reduced infertility.

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Name 4 negatives from smoking?

Reduced infertility.
Several cancers.
Stroke.
Heart disease.

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Name 4 negatives from taking recreational drugs at the weekend?

Memory loss.
Increase blood pressure.
Trouble sleeping.
Kidney failure.

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Name 4 negatives from a vegetarian?

Not enough protein.
Lack of nutrients.
Lack of vitamin d.
Brittle bones.

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How can celebrities be POSITIVE role models?

Provide high aspirations.
Give inspiration/positive advice.

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How can celebrities be NEGATIVE role models?

Bad behaviour.
Smoking, drugs, swearing.

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Name 2 ways religion can INFLUENCE people's lives?

The food they eat.
How they dress.

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Give an example of a Muslim rule that is different to say a Christian rule?

Muslim women can only be examined by Female doctor's or nurses.
It is forbidden to have any physical contact between women or man unless they are married.

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What can feeling WANTED within a family/community do to a person?

Good self-esteem.
Promotes growth and development.