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During adolescence, the body of boys and girls undergoes certain changes. Given below are few of those changes. Broad shoulders Wider chests Wider region below waist Development of - Science

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During adolescence, the body of boys and girls undergoes certain changes. Given below are few of those changes.

  1. Broad shoulders
  2. Wider chests
  3. Wider region below waist
  4. Development of muscles
  5. Development of mammary glands
  6. Growth of facial hair
  7. Acne and pimples on face
  8. Development of sex organs
  9. High-pitched voice
  10. Growth of pubic hair

Categorise these changes into those that occur in boys and those that occur in girls and fill in the table given below.

Body changes during adolescence.

Boys Girls
______ ______
______ ______
______ ______
______ ______
______ ______
______ ______
______ ______
______ ______
______ ______
______ ______
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Solution

Body changes during adolescence are given below in the table :

Boys Girls
Broad shoulders Wider region below waist
Wider chests Development of mammary glands
Development of muscles Acne and pimples on face
Growth of Facial hair Development of sex organs
Acne and pimples on face High - pitched voice
Development of sex organs Growth of pubic hair
Growth of pubic hair  
Concept: Changes at Puberty
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NCERT Science Exemplar Class 8
Chapter 10 Reaching the Age of Adolescence
Long Answer Questions | Q 19. | Page 56
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