Sex and gender identity
Sex identity- a biological term. A child's sex can be identified by their hormones and chromosomes. This determines whether the child's sex identity is male or female.
Gender identity- a psychological term. A child's gender can be idntified by their attitudes and behaviour. This determines whether the child's gender idnetity is masculine or feminine.
Sex identity; Biological
male hormone= testosterone
female hormone= oestrogen
female chromosome= XX
Gender idnetity; Psychological
this can be identified by the way they act, dress and speak.
boys= aggressive, rugby and cars
girls= pink, dolls and clothes