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					Puberty Questions
Mrs. M.
January 20, 2009

Due Date: January 27, 2009                                                                   /83

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Please answer the following questions in FULL SENTENCES (this is worth 1 extra mark per question).



   1. What is adolescence?                                                                   /3

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   2. Name 3 changes can occur while passing through adolescence?                            /7

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   3. These changes that you experience in adolescence are called what?                      /3

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   4. How long may puberty take and between what ages for girls and what ages for boys?   /7

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   5. What is the pituitary gland and what does it produce?                               /3

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   6. What are hormones? What do they do?                                                 /5

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   7. Where do the hormones from the pituitary gland travel in boys?                      /3

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   8. Where do the hormones from the pituitary gland travel in girls?                           /3

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   9. What are the hormones called that are produced in boys and girls?                         /7

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   10. What are the two kinds of sweat glands? Where are they? What do they do to our bodies?

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   11. What is the difference between antiperspirant and deodorant?                 /5

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   12. What is the ratio of teens that get pimples?                                 /3

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   13. What is sebum? What can it do to our skin?                                   /5

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   14. How does a pimple form?                                                      /3

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   15. List 3 acne do’s and don’ts.                                                 /7

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   16. Explain the 3 steps to better skin?                                          /7


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