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What is puberty? Give few changes in the body that are common to boys and girls and also some changes unique to boys and girls.




reproductive maturity in adolescents is called puberty.

changes that are common-

1. development of sex glands

2. increased activity of sweat and sebaceous glands.

3. increase in height

changes that are  different-

1. In , girls region below the waist becomes wider, whereas, in boys the chest gets wider.

2. Girls have high pitched voice , whereas , Boys have deeper voice.

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Hi students!
That time in one’s life when they are no longer a child and becoming an adult is known as puberty. The age starts from 10 or 11 and lasts up till 18 or 19.
Many changes occur during the puberty like,
Increase in height
Change in body shape
Change in voice
Growth of pubic hair
Mental and emotional maturity
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