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Adolescent development: psychological and social. The Teenage Brain. How Hormones Influence You and Your Mind. Why Are Teens So Moody? All About Boys Puberty. What is Puberty? Decoding Puberty in Girls. Inside Puberty: What Are the Stages of Puberty? Teen moods: what you need to know Some days your child might be cheerful and excited, and other times he might seem down, flat, low or sad.

This is a normal part of life for young people in the same way it’s normal for adults. You might notice your child feeling more ups and downs than she used to, or her moods might be more extreme. This could be for many reasons – physical, emotional, social and psychological – and not for any one reason in particular. Often you can’t pin down the causes of adolescent ups and downs. Social & emotional changes: 9-15 years. Social changes in adolescence IdentityYoung people are busy working out who they are and where they fit in the world.

Social & emotional changes: 9-15 years

You might notice your child trying out new clothing styles, music, art, friendship groups and so on. Friends, family, media, culture and more shape your child’s choices in these years. Independence Your child will probably want more independence about things like how he gets to places, how he spends his time, who he spends time with, what he spends money on and so on. As your child becomes more independent, it’ll probably mean some changes in your family routines and relationships, as well as your child’s friendships.

ResponsibilityYour child might be keen to take on more responsibility both at home and at school. New experiences Your child is likely to look for new experiences, including risky experiences. But because of how teenage brains develop, your child might sometimes struggle with thinking through consequences and risks before he tries something new. ACT for Youth - Adolescent Development Toolkit - Toolkit Overview: Resources for Understanding Adolescent Development. This toolkit presents selected web-based resources that explain and describe adolescent development.

ACT for Youth - Adolescent Development Toolkit - Toolkit Overview: Resources for Understanding Adolescent Development

Resources include guides, articles, fact sheets, videos, narrated presentations, and websites. These resources were assembled by the Risk and Thriving in Adolescence Program Work Team, a collaboration of Cornell University, Cornell Cooperative Extension, New York State 4-H Youth Development, and external stakeholders, with two goals in mind: to inform and educate youth work professionals, and to provide material that can be used to educate other community groups and sectors. K to Grade 2: Personal Health Series - KidsHealth in the Classroom. What is a balanced diet made up of? What nutrients are there in good food?

Introduction to food nutrients Kids love candies, right?

What is a balanced diet made up of? What nutrients are there in good food?

It is a kind of food. So what about eating a bag of candies in the morning, another bag for lunch, and another for dinner — and eating that for a whole month. Surely, that is just trouble coming! Food is more than things we eat, far more than just what we love to eat. Humans, just like other heterotrophic animals, eat both plants and animals (meat) as food.

Food eaten is used by the body as fuel (energy), just like the way automobiles need gas (fuel) in order to run. Food as fuel is used to provide warmth within the body for the cells to function. Food helps build now cells and body tissue, as well as help repair warn out cells, tissue and organs. Movement and Mindfulness for Kids. Staying Healthy. Kids' Health - Home. Ethical Dilemmas Archive. #1: Jeff's best friend is getting into some pretty risky behaviors, including dangerous drugs.

Ethical Dilemmas Archive

What can Jeff do to help his friend? #2: Jennifer knows her parents won't let her go to "the big party" if they find out the host's parents are out of town. RO: Jysks barnreklam är könsdiskriminerande. Danska Jysks direktreklam befäster förlegade könsroller.

RO: Jysks barnreklam är könsdiskriminerande

Det anser RON – som fäller annonsen för könsdiskriminering. I annonsen skildras en leende pojke i femårsåldern som skruvar på en leksakssnickarbänk. Brevid leker en flicka i samma ålder med ett rosa leksakskök. Intill syns texten: "Köksset. Underhållande och läraktigt lekkök med ljus, musik och massor av spännande delar". Anmälaren menar att annonsen är oetisk och väldigt könsdiskriminerande på grund av att barn lär sig en snefördelning av sysslor i hemmet. The Gender Ads Project. Eatwell Guide Videos. All.

Eatwell Guide Videos

Food & nutrition - Healthy Kids. Food Groups and Balanaced Meal Learning Sheets. You may also be interested in our My Plate worksheets that promote all five food groups using the new My Plate!

Food Groups and Balanaced Meal Learning Sheets

Or the Food Pyramid printable worksheets that also promote each of the five food groups. We make it fun to learn about creating breakfast, lunch and dinner using foods from each of the food groups. Choose MyPlate. What is a balanced diet made up of? What nutrients are there in good food? The Eatwell Guide. The Eatwell Guide shows how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a healthy, balanced diet.

The Eatwell Guide

You don't need to achieve this balance with every meal but try to get the balance right over a day or even a week. Download the Eatwell Guide as a PDF (2.41Mb). Eat at least five portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables a day Most of us still aren't eating enough fruit and vegetables. They should make up over a third of the food we eat each day. (Remember that fruit juice and/or smoothies should be limited to no more than a combined total of 150ml per day.) Fruit and vegetables are a good source of vitamins, minerals and fibre. More on your 5 A DAY. Base meals on potatoes, bread, rice, pasta or other starchy carbohydrates. Stress - BrainPOP. What is depression, and is depression a common disease? Introduction to Depression.

What is depression, and is depression a common disease?

Many people use the word ‘depression’ when they find that people are sad, aggrieved or lonely. Feeling sad or lonely is not depression. Depression (say di? What is obesity in kids. All about children and obesity. Have you heard of the term obesity or obese? Probably. Obesity (o-bee-see-tee) is the state of being seriously overweight (overweight is when you have too much body fat) - to a degree that affects your health. Obesity in childhood is linked to many health complications. If a child is obese, and has obese parents, there is a high likelihood that the child will be obese as an adult. If more than 25% of a person's total body weight is fat, then he is classified as being obese. How do you know if you are obese? Kids are checked against the average height and weight for kids of their age. Where do babies come from? Here is a cool guide for reproduction for young people.

Introduction to sexual reproduction. Almost every growing up person has wondered where babies come from. Drug abuse and teens. A preventive guide on drugs abuse, alcoholism and smoking for teenagers.. Drugs, Drinking & Smoking! What's that all about? We are excited you are here, because no doubt, you shall take away some very important facts and tips that will help you to stay strong, safe and happy. If you have already started using a bit of drugs, we hope that you shall be encouraged to make a move that will help you to get back on track and restore your bright future. More importantly, we hope you see the need to tell your friends about this so that together we shall all have a happy ending. Some of us live in a society that makes it look cool to use drugs. So what is drug abuse? It is the habitual use of drugs to alter one's mood, emotion, or state of consciousness.

This includes the destructive pattern of using substance or chemicals, that leads to significant physical, mental, emotional problems or distress. Drug use come in many forms. Addiction We cannot discuss Abuse without Addiction. Drug addiction is a chronic (long-lasting) disease. Human Body Videos for Kids - Anatomy, Organs, Parts, Systems, Free Science Video Clips. Healthy Eating. Welcome to the Healthy eating module for children aged 5-8 years. This module supports primary school children learning about healthy eating, as depicted by the eatwell plate and is comprised of a comprehensive Teachers' Guide and three Key Facts; Key Fact 1 - Food is a basic requirement for life; Key fact 2 - People choose different types of food; Key Fact 3 - We all need to eat a variety and balance of food to stay healthy, as depicted in the eatwell plate. Information on bullying for children. What is obesity in kids.

Human Anatomy: Learn All About the Human Body at Health Activities. Staying Healthy. Teachers and Governors - Health Education Link Service. How we teach lessons The HELS team are known for their interactive and fun lessons. BAM, Teacher's Corner. Kids' Health.