For many, experiencing periods of change can be quite upsetting, but change is a normal part of life. Young people are already struggling to attain adulthood, but the strange feelings and strong desires can begin to overwhelm all rational thought. In this video, you will see how and why these events are happening, and this can be helpful during the process of growing to adulthood. The reason for a great deal of teen turmoil may be traced to simple, natural chemical reactions within the body known as hormones.
The learning objectives for this DVD include:
- Students will learn the definition of hormones as well as a list of some important types of hormones.
- Students will learn about the endocrine system and the major glands that comprise it.
- Students will learn the connection between hormones and puberty with an emphasis on the physical and emotional changes that occur during this time.
- Students will learn about various disorders that can develop when the endocrine system does not function properly.
Runtime: 30 mins