Flashcards in Past Paper Questions Deck (11)
“Adolescence can be a confusing time for young people.”
Explain this statement.
This statement means that many of the changes that happen during this time may confuse people at first. Physical changes, for example, will take some time to get used to.
"During Adolescence there are many changes that occur to a young male and female."
explain this statement.
This statement simply states that there is a large amount of changes that happen to teenagers during this stage of development. They happen to both sexes, male and female, and each sex has certain changes that are different to the other sex during this time. For example, men experience more facial hair growth and women have more breast growth.
‘Genes from your parents are one of the factors that affect our health.’
In the space below list (4) FOUR other factors that affect our health.
With so much growth occurring during adolescence why is your diet so important? Your answer should include an explanation of the nutrients critical for the growing body.
During adolescence lots of changes happen in our bodies. To make these changes happen healthily you must eat the right nutrients.
Protein is good for muscle growth. This is very important during adolescence because your muscles will grow and will have the potential to grow even bigger.
Fat is good for bodily insulation and mass. It can, however, lead to obesity if someone has too much of it.
Carbohydrates are good for energy. Adolescents need lots of energy during this time in their life to fuel their bodily changes and exercise.
What are the skin problems associated with becoming an adolescent, and how do we help reduce the problem.
Acme is a skin problem that many adolescents face throughout this time in their life. It can be avoided by applying cream to the affected areas.
Match the correct definition with the function.
Function in the body:
Is a bag of skin that contains the testes and regulates temperature.
A hollow, pear-shaped organ, located in a woman's lower abdomen
Female structure which allows movement of sperm from penis to uterus
Tubes along which eggs travel from the ovaries to the uterus.
Provides nutrients and acts as a security blanket for the foetus
Vagina: A hollow, pear-shaped organ, located in a woman's lower abdomen
Fallopian tube: Tubes along which eggs travel from the ovaries to the uterus.
Endometrium: Provides nutrients and acts as a security blanket for the foetus
Scrotum: Is a bag of skin that contains the testes and regulates temperature.
Testes: Produces sperm
Cervix: Female structure which allows movement of sperm from penis to uterus
Explain the menstrual cycle. Describe what changes occurs to the female reproductive system throughout the cycle.
Egg awaits fertilisation
Egg flushed out (period)
Read the following scenario
Freddie and Jane are a new couple, Freddie is 17 years of age and Jane is 16 years of age. They are about to become sexually active, is this within the law? Explain your answer in detail.
It is within the law because they are both above the age of 16 which is the legal age of consent.
Jane has an STI. In what ways can Freddie look after his own sexual health in this situation.
Wear a condom during sex.
What does STI stand for?
Sexually transmitted illness