Study Questions

  1. When did you first notice that you had reached puberty?
  2. List seven things that will change as you go through adolescence.
  3. What is estrogen?
  4. What causes mood swings?
  5. When do many girls begin to have periods?
  6. Why is it that two 12-year-olds will be at different points in their maturation even though they are the same age?
  7. What causes clumsiness in teenagers?
  8. Is there a perfect breast size?


Class Discussion

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  • When did you first notice that you had reached puberty?
  • Did your first period cause you problems?
  • Has clumsiness been a problem?
  • Has being bigger than the boys in your class been a problem?

How Tall Will I Be?

Because of the frequent requests for estimates on how tall a person will be, I added a page which contains calculators to predict your adult height. Click on the question above to do your own estimates.

Tanner Stage Calculator for Girls

It seems that many wonder what will happen next: am I still growing, when will I start having menstruations, have I started puberty yet? This page asks a number of questions and estimates at what stage in development that you are in.

Your Questions

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