Purpose: Students should understand the basic concept of hormones and how the endocrine system regulates body activity. They should also understand the basic terminology, anatomy, and function of the male and female reproductive systems and the mechanics of the menstrual cycle. They need to know this because it is part of how their body works.
Objectives: As a result of this lesson SWBAT:
• Identify the parts of the male and female reproductive systems.
• Explain how the endocrine system plays a role in puberty.