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This site is designed to support and expand the Hillendale Health Curriculum.

Learning about how your body grows and develops and how to take care of your body is an important part of Hillendale Health class. Our growth and development unit focuses on the changes which occur during adolescence and puberty. We also discuss the development of the baby inside of the mother and the process of birth.

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Table of Contents - Puberty and Adolescence

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  • What is puberty?
  • What is adolescence?
  • What starts these changes that we call puberty anyway?
  • How old will I be when my body starts to change?
  • What kind of changes will occur to my body?
  • Do boys and girls both have a growth spurt?
  • Do boys and girls share other similar changes besides the growth spurt?
  • Does everyone get pimples during puberty?
  • What is that new growth of hair that happens during puberty?
  • What other changes are there for boys?
  • Why does your voice change?
  • What other changes are there for girls?
  • What about the male reproductive system?
  • What about the female reproductive system?

Puberty | Contents | Glossary | Phys Ed | Health | Site Map | Index | Being Born

Male Reproductive System | Female Reproductive System | Review