Advantages and disadvantages of sexual and asexual reproduction

In this lesson we will look at the advantages and disadvantages of both types of reproduction. We will also learn about organisms who are able to reproduce both sexually and asexually, explaining why being able to do both is an advantage.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.How many parents are there in sexual reproduction?

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Q2.How do humans reproduce?

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Q3.Which organisms reproduce asexually?

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Q4.Tick all statements which apply to asexual reproduction (4 correct statements)

Select four (4) boxes

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Q5.Which statement about sexual reproduction is FALSE?

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Q6.Why does sexual reproduction cause variation?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many parents are there in sexual reproduction?

1/6

Q2.How do humans reproduce?

2/6

Q3.Which organisms reproduce asexually?

3/6

Q4.Tick all statements which apply to asexual reproduction (4 correct statements)

Select four (4) boxes

4/6

Q5.Which statement about sexual reproduction is FALSE?

5/6

Q6.Why does sexual reproduction cause variation?

6/6

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Quiz:

Advantages and Disadvantages of Sexual and Asexual Reproduction

This quiz tests your learning following the lesson on the advantages and disadvantages of sexual and asexual reproduction.

Q1.How many parents are needed for asexual reproduction?

1/6

Q2.Which type of reproduction leads to variation?

2/6

Q3.Tick three advantages of asexual reproduction

Select three (3) boxes

3/6

Q4.Why is variation in offspring an advantage?

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Q5.When does the malarial parasite reproduce asexually?

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Q6.Which organisms can reproduce both sexually and asexually by spores?

6/6

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Advantages and Disadvantages of Sexual and Asexual Reproduction

This quiz tests your learning following the lesson on the advantages and disadvantages of sexual and asexual reproduction.

Q1.How many parents are needed for asexual reproduction?

1/6

Q2.Which type of reproduction leads to variation?

2/6

Q3.Tick three advantages of asexual reproduction

Select three (3) boxes

3/6

Q4.Why is variation in offspring an advantage?

4/6

Q5.When does the malarial parasite reproduce asexually?

5/6

Q6.Which organisms can reproduce both sexually and asexually by spores?

6/6

Lesson summary: Advantages and disadvantages of sexual and asexual reproduction

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