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1

What AGES does adolescence range from?

9-18 years.

2

Name 4 PHYSICAL CHANGES that happen to girls?

Periods will start.
Boobs will grow.
Begin to get curvier.
Start to grow pubic hair.

3

Name 4 PHYSICAL CHANGES that happen to boys?

Voice gets deeper.
Penis and testicles grow bigger.
Develop facial hair.
Muscle development.

4

Why do some teenagers disagree with their PARENTS?

They want independence.
They want to feel mature.

5

Name some key terms that link within this life stage?

Oestrogen,
Testosterone.
Abstract thinking.
Peer group.

6

What 4 things will grow physically on a female?

Pubic hair.
Boobs.
Curves.
Height

7

What 4 things will grow physically on a male?

Penis/testicles.
Facial hair.
Pubic hair.
Muscle.

8

What are PRIMARY SEXUAL CHARACTERISTICS?

characteristics you are born with.
Tell us weather you are male or female.

9

What are SECONDARY SEXUAL CHARACTERISTICS?

Features that appear at puberty.
Pubic hair, breast growth.

10

Physical change is caused as a result of what?

Hormonal change.

11

Physical changes in boys and girls is what?

Girls- Oestrogen.
Boys- Testosterone.

12

Name an intellectual development in this life stage?

Abstract thinking, thinking using concepts and ideas rather than through using objects and doing tasks.

13

Intellectually during adolescence how does thinking change?

Think more logically to solve problems and can empathise with them.

14

Teenagers will develop...

Their own set of morals and ideas about what is right and wrong.

15

What EMOTIONAL changes happen during adolescence?

Mood swings.
Frustration.
Insecurities.
Confusion.

16

Relationships can be...

Formed and maintained for long periods of time.

17

What is explored...

Sexuality.

18

Socially what do teenagers do more?

Socialise, have more independence and freedom to go out.

19

Socially what does a PEER GROUP influence teenagers?

Views.
Opinions.
Behaviour of their close friends.