In the previous chapter, students have learnt how animals reproduce. It is only after ‘growing up’ to a certain age that human beings and many other animals can reproduce. Why can humans reproduce only after a certain age? In NCERT Grade 8 Science Chapter 10, Reaching the Age of Adolescence, students will learn about changes that take place in the human body after which a person becomes capable of reproduction. In NCERT Grade 8 Chapter 9, they have learnt about human reproductive organs. Here, the role that hormones play in bringing about changes that make a child grow into an adult is discussed.
Adolescence and Puberty, Changes at Puberty, Secondary Sexual Characters, Role of Hormones in Initiating Reproductive Function, Reproductive Phase of Life in Humans, How is the Sex of the Baby Determined? Hormones other than Sex Hormones, Role of Hormones in Completing the Life History of Insects and Frogs and Reproductive Health are some of the main topics discussed in this chapter. NCERT Grade 8 Science Chapter 10, Reaching the Age of Adolescence is a very important chapter as it serves as a guiding tool to the students to understand the changes taking place in their body during this age and how to deal with these changes.
Get 100 percent accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Science Chapter 10 (Reaching The Age of Adolescence) explained by expert Science teachers. We provide solutions for the questions given in Class 8 Science textbook as per CBSE Board guidelines from the latest NCERT book for Class 8 Science. The topics and sub-topics in Chapter 10 Reaching The Age of Adolescence are given below.
Ex 10.1 - Adolescence and Puberty
Ex 10.2 - Changes at Puberty
Ex 10.3 - Secondary Sexual Characters
Ex 10.4 - Role of Hormones in Initiating Reproductive Function
Ex 10.5 - Reproductive Phase of Life in Humans
Ex 10.6 - How is the Sex of the Baby Determined
Ex 10.7 - Hormones other than Sex Hormones
Ex 10.8 - Role of Hormones in Completing the Life History of Insects and Frogs
Ex 10.9 - Reproductive Health.
We cover all exercises in the chapter given below:-
Chapter 10 - 10 Questions with Solutions.
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