When A Girl Becomes a Woman Lesson No. 11
Assignment No. 10 What is menstruation?
Science Concepts Menstruation comes from the Latin word “mensis” meaning month. Menstrual cycle involves the monthly changes in the female reproductive organ. Menstrual flow occurs when the egg is not fertilized by the sperm cell. Menstruation last for some 4 to 5 successive days once every 28-days cycle after the egg is released from the ovary. As long as female experiences menstruation, she can get pregnant. Menopausal Period is when a woman stops from having her monthly periods or menstruation.
Evaluation: Read and choose the letter of the correct answer. • What happens when a mature egg cell is not fertilized by a sperm cell? • The egg is absorbed by the body. • The egg is broken down into pieces (disintegrate) and is discharged as menstrual flow. • The egg becomes mature and goes out as a fertilized ovum. • The egg goes back to the fallopian tube. • Why is menstruation considered as a cycle? • because it occurs every month • because it goes round and round the uterus. • because it enables a woman to become pregnant every year • because it enables a woman to experience to stop having menstruation every year.
How often does a woman experiences menstruation? • every 10 days in a month • every 12 days in a month • every 14 days in a month • every 28 days in a month • It is when a woman stops having her monthly periods. • Androgen • Andropause • Menopause • Estrogen • Menstruation comes from the Latin word _____ meaning monthly. • Moon • Men • Menstruate • Mensis
Assignment: What good health habits should a woman do when she is having her monthly period? How often does a woman needs to change her sanitary napkin? Why?