HOME ECONOMICS JSS1 FIRST TERM
THEME: FAMILY LIVING AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT/CLOTHING AND TEXTILE FOOD AND FOODS AND NUTRITION.
Students should be able to:
- Explain the meaning of puberty
- Describe the signs of puberty in boys and girls
What is puberty?
Puberty is the period during which growing boys or girls undergo the process of sexual maturation. Puberty involves a series of physical stages or steps that lead to the achievement of fertility and the development of the so-called secondary sex characteristics, the physical features associated with adult males and females (such as the growth of pubic hair). While puberty involves a series of biological or physical transformations, the process can also affect the psychosocial and emotional development of the adolescent.
What age does puberty start in girls and boys?
The onset of puberty varies among individuals. Puberty usually.... View More
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