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Growing and changing PDHPE project

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Puberty is the time in which a girl's sexual and physical characteristics mature. It occurs due to hormone changes, namely the estrogen levels increases in a female's body.

Adolescence is the period between puberty and adulthood.
Girls go through many changes and challenges. These include physical, emotional and social changes.
Breasts begin to develop. First there is a small swelling under the nipples, and then the whole breast area starts to enlarge.
Breasts can take five years to reach their final size and shape.
Most girls start to develop breasts between the ages of 8 and 14. For many, this is one of the first signs of becoming a woman.

Puberty in girls usually starts at any time between 8 and 13 years of age, periods usually start about two years after the start of puberty.
Girls going through puberty: Physical changes
Here are the stages of growth in pubic hair surrounding the vagina. This also shows the change of the vagina.
Pictures of physical changes on woman
Diagram of a women's vagina
Diagram of a women's body changing form pre-puberty to post-puberty
Hair growth under arm pits.
Girls also have emotional changes during adolescence.
Some emotional changes include high sensitivity to others around them, wanting to look cool by having a boyfriend
and having feelings of arousal.
Girls going through puberty: Emotional changes
During adolescence, girls change in the way they interact with family, friends and peers.
Every girls emotional development is different. Girls development is shaped by their unique combination of genes, brain development, environment and experiences with family and friends.
Girls have to cope with their changing body.
Girls have to deal with sudden physical changes. They now have a new body shape and might start to feel self-conscious about how they look.
•Girls begin to have mood swings. The sudden release of hormones into a young girls body can bring about extreme emotions and mood swings, but this is only temporary and will settle after a while.
Parents might complain about these moods, but it can help to remember these are mostly caused by the changing hormone levels affecting the way the young girls feels. For example, sometimes girls mood will swing between feeling confident and happy to feeling irritated, depressed and angry in a short span of time.

Girls go through frustration because they feel different. It can be difficult coping with early physical changes or frustrating waiting for them to happen.

Emotional changes
Feeling overly sensitive
Feeling overly sensitive
Mood swings
Conflicting thoughts
Girls will starts to take more interest in independence.
Girls may feel stuck between how you were as a child and how you wish to be as an adult. This can be a difficult situation.
If girls want to seek for more independence they start to want to have more freedom.
Girls want to be in public places more. They want to be away from family
Girls will want to spend more time with friends
Girls will feel pressured to do things that are inappropriate
Girls hanging with their peer group are likely to be influenced by what they see around them in popular media and the culture that is represented through their friends.

Girls will start to dress, use language and even behave differently depending on their peer group

Girls may start to feel uncomfortable spending time with their friends because they are doing something wrong
Sexual feelings

Girls begin to became curious about sex and also about bodies of people that they are attracted to.
A girl will start to have feelings towards the opposite sex.
Girls may also feel sexually excited by normal everyday activities such as reading a romantic novel or watching a romantic scene on television.
Girls may start to question things about sex.
Girls starting to think about sex.

Girls look for new experiences. The nature of teenage brain development means that teenagers are likely to seek out new experiences and engage in more risk-taking behaviour.

A major social change that most teenage girls think about is the terms ‘right’ and ‘wrong’.
Girls will start developing a stronger individual set of values.
Girls also learn that they’re responsible for their own actions, decisions and consequences.
Girls are also influenced more by friends, especially when it comes to behaviour, sense of self and self-esteem

Girls start to develop and explore a sexual identity.
Girls might start to have romantic relationships or go on ‘dates’. These dates might sometimes be intimate.
Girls begin to seek for more responsibility at home and school.
Girl seek for responsibility because it develops the person they are.
Social changes during puberty
Moving from primary school to high school has a big social change for girls.
Girls have to make new friends and fit into the environment
Social changes during puberty
Adolescent girls are usually rebellious toward parents, but still strongly depend on parental values.
Adolescent girls challenge authority figures and test limits of accepted behavior.
Girls go through many physical changes during puberty. Girls get hair under their arms and on the pubic area near the vagina, breasts enlarge and their face narrows, these are just a few of the many physical changes for girls.
Girls going through puberty: Physical changes
Girls going through puberty: Physical changes
During puberty, bones inside a girl's face will change.
A girl's face lengthens and changes shape from round to oval.
Girls' height change - they will grow taller
Girls' hips widen and their body gets curvier
Hair will start to grow around a girls pubic area, under the arms. Then the hair on legs and arms will darken

Girls going through puberty: Physical changes
A girl will get periods.
A girl's period occurs when an egg is released but isn't fertilized and the lining of the uterus will shed.
Girls might start to get a clear or whitish discharge from the vagina known as the vaginal discharge, this is a natural self-cleaning process and is completely normal.
Menstrual periods will start and bleeding from the vagina.
Periods are part of a monthly cycle where the body gets ready for pregnancy.
Girls might start to have pain or cramps just before or at the start of their period. This is known as period pain. If the pain gets too much, girls should see a doctor.
Girls will begin to go through puberty. Girls will grow taller, stronger, heavier, hairier and moodier. Other physical changes depend on whether you are a girl or a boy.
Social changes
Social changes are also a part of puberty.
There are many social changes that happen during a girl's puberty, some are being more aware of boys in a romantic way, as well as being more insecure with boys and girls. Many social changers contribute to a girls life, school is a major influence as is family, media and friends.

Social changers
Girls begin to search for their identity and where they fit in the world. This search can be influenced by gender, peer group, cultural background and family expectations
Girls start seeking for more independence. This is likely to influence the decisions girls make on who are their friends.
Girls also start to increase their communication with others. The internet, mobile phones and social media can significantly influence communication with peers and learning about the world and they heavily rely on these modes of communication.

Social changers
Social change relates to the difference in the relationships girls had before adolescence, and those during puberty.
Social changes during puberty usually represents a time of conflict between girls and their parents.
The amount of days the menstruation cycle takes
Growing and changing Year 7- PDHPE
By Jordan Panos and Christian Joel
Don't feel sick about puberty. You should feel excited.
Bras are more than just underwear, they are necessary to keep breasts supported and to stop injury to the breast tissue while playing sports.

During puberty breasts can develop rapidly causing discomfort, sensitivity and even stretch marks.

Starting at around age 9, girls begin to gain about 17% to 18% of their adult height. Most girls grow fastest about six months before they start their first period.

On average, boys begin going through puberty a little later than girls, usually around age 11 or 12.

Fast facts and tips on puberty: Girls
Girls, you are one step closer from becoming a woman
Remember to always stay healthy
And be excited about puberty
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Are you in that awkward time where you are changing, you don't want to talk about it and you just want to be alone? That is Adolescence, the time in between childhood and your life as an adult. It starts at about 10 to 13 and ends at around 18.

This part of the prezi will tell you about the physical, social and emotional changes in boys during puberty.
During puberty, boys' shoulders will become wider, boys' bodies will become more muscular and there will be hair under their arms, chest and pubic area.
What Causes Puberty?
Puberty is caused by a hormone called testosterone produced by the testicles. Testosterone plays a key role in puberty, it increases bone mass, promotes muscle and hair growth.
During puberty boys' facial skin will get oilier and pimples or acne may start to appear on the face, upper back or upper chest.
The doctors and medical advisers always say this: don't squeeze, pick, or pop your pimples!!! Acne or pimples are caused by clogged pores which is brought on by hormones. Puberty hormones stimulate the glands in the skin, including the sweat glands under boys' arms. When sweat and bacteria on the skin combine, body odour is created. This can be combated with deodorant.

Growing and changing project:

Boys and Girls

Created by Jordan Panos
and Christian Joel

Physical changes during puberty
Boys go through many physical changes during puberty.
Puberty usually begins between the ages of 13 to 16 and ends at age 18.
Muscle development, height and hair growth around the body are just a few examples of the physical changes that boys undertake.
Emotional changes during puberty
Boys go through many emotional changes during adolescence.
Emotional changes include sexual feelings and feeling overly sensitive.
Emotional changes during puberty
Boys begin to feel self-conscious about their bodies and the way they look. Boys may feel uncomfortable during this time.
Boys begin comparisons with others.
Boys must remember that everyone goes through puberty at a different pace and eventually, everyone catches up.

Feeling overly sensitive
Boys go through frustration because they feel different.

It can be difficult coping with early physical changes or frustrating waiting for them to happen.
Sexual thoughts
Boys may start to feel sexually excited by normal everyday activities such as reading a novel or watching a romantic movie
Boys may start to feel curious about sex and about bodies of people they are attracted to. These thoughts may drive a boy to be sexually attracted to people that they would want to be more than 'just friends' with.
Boys may begin to have erections because they are thinking about a girl or something that is making them happy. This could happen overnight and boys may have wet dreams.
Mood swings
Boys' hormones may make it more difficult for them to control their emotions, and boys' can go from feeling completely happy to having a completely different emotion just a few minutes later.
Boys can have positive and negative mood swings. For example boys may feel happy or excited for no reason. This is known as positive mood swing. If a boy feels angry and depressed for no reason this is known as negative mood swing.
Different emotions and new attitude
Boys may start to feel unfamiliar emotions. Boys may feel more anxious than normal, more dizzy, or maybe boys are finding that they have more complicated feelings about friends, parents, and members of the opposite sex.

Boys may start to have a different attitude towards their parents and even their friends. Boys may feel that they have to withdraw from their familiar environment (home).

Boys may also start to have anxiety attacks.

Boys will feel a need to have more control over their life and actions.

Boys may start to withdraw from their parents and prefer to hang out with friends.
Different emotions and new attitude
Different feelings
Boys' will start to feel more intensity. This is a sign that boys bodies are adjusting to new levels of hormones.

Boys' may start to feel more depressed. This could be triggered because of too much homework, a math test that is coming up or any family or friend issues.

Boys' may also start to feel more tired. This is most probably due to the many changes happening in their bodies
Growing and changing:

Social changes during puberty
Boys have many social changes during puberty and this is a time of self discovery where they try to figure out who they are.
This journey of self discovery is influenced by their school, friends, family, hobbies, environment and media, these are just a few examples.

During puberty your penis and testes grow longer and wider. Hair will grow in the pubic area. Boys will start to experience erections. Erections are created when a boy’s penis is filled with blood and becomes hard and stiff. Erections are generally caused by thinking about sex. If a man thinks about sex in his sleep he ejaculates. This is called a wet dream. Only some men have them and if they do it only happens during puberty.

Boys like to hang out in public places more and want to be away from family and be with friends. They want to look cool and (depending on the crowd that they are in) might be peer pressured to do good or bad things.
Personal Feelings
Puberty makes teens feel gross and disgusting but it is just normal. This makes some become naughty because they can't control themselves and want to feel good. During puberty boys become more mature and take a bigger interest in girls. They want to look cool and become popular by having girlfriends.
Face and Voice
Boys will grow facial hair.
Boys' voices will also change. Before a boy reaches puberty, his larynx is pretty small and his vocal cords are kind of small and thin. That's why his voice is higher than an adult's. But as he goes through puberty, the larynx gets bigger and the vocal cords lengthen and thicken. It happens in both boys and girls, but the change is more obvious in boys. Girls' voices only deepen by a couple of tones and the change is barely noticeable. Boys' voices, however, start to get a lot deeper. First there will be a crack in the voice. A boy might have difficulty controlling it and he'll make all sorts of odd noises when trying to speak. Then his voice will deepen.
the facial bones begin to grow. Cavities in the sinuses, the nose, and the back of the throat grow bigger, creating more space in the face in which to give the voice more room to resonate.
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