Home Economics - Growth and Development

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Home Economics - Growth and Development
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2013-03-18 19:04:59
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Growth and Development
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  1. What factors influence human growth and development?
    Heredity

    Environment
  2. Name the four stages of development (life stages)
    1. Childhood

    2. Adolescence

    3. Adulthood

    4. Old Age
  3. Explain the five areas of development
    1. Physical - growth of the body and ability to do things

    2. Mental - development of memory, understanding and creativity

    3. Language - development of speech, reading and writing

    4. Emotional - learning to handle your emotions and develop self-esteem

    5. Social and Moral - learning what behaviours are acceptable in society and developing friendships
  4. What is meant by the term peer group?
    These are people your own age who share similar interests
  5. What is meant by the term peer pressure?
    This is when your peer group puts pressure on you to do something
  6. What is a norm?
    These are accpetable ways of behaving
  7. Give an example of a norm
    Putting rubbish in the bin

    Not damaging other people's property

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