What I have learned in health

Allison Davis Period 8

Endocrine System

1) The chemicals secreted by the endocrine glands are called hormones.

2) The endocrine system is made up of glands located throughout the body

3) The pancreas is part of the endocrine system

Male Reproductive System

1) Testes produce testosterone and sperm

2) Sperm is the male sex cell

3) A hernia is one kind of problem for the male reproductive system

Female Reproductive System

1) One job of the female reproductive system is to store egg cells

2) Infertility is one problem with the female reproductive system

3) Cervix is the opening of the uterus


1) Menstruation is occurs about every 28 days

2) If an egg is not fertilized, the uterus lining breaks down and is shed by the body through menstruation

3) Menstruation usually lasts from 5 to 7 days

Pregnancy and Labor

1) There are three stages of labor

2) A full term pregnancy lasts 9 months or 40 weeks

3) Fertilization is when the egg and sperm meet


1) Syphilis is a bacterial STD

2) You can not tell is someone has an STD by their appearance

3) STDs can cause birth defects


1) HIV attacks T cells

2) HIV is the disease that causes AIDS

3) HIV can not be spread by sharing utensils


1) A conflict is another word for a disagreement

2) One way to practice abstinence is to avoid being alone on a date

3) A good communication skill is to make sure that your body language matches your words

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