Fertilisation

This lesson describes how human reproduction occurs, including the key events of fertilisation and implantation, and also looks at cell division.

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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.Where are egg cells produced?

1/10

Q2.How many chromosomes are in a sperm cell?

2/10

Q3.Which of the options below are gametes? (Tick 2 boxes)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q4.What is the role of the mitochondria in sperm cells?

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Q5.What is the role of the jelly coating in egg cells?

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Q6.Which of these are all adaptations of sperm cells?

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Q7.What is the role of the sperm duct?

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Q8.What is the role of the uterus?

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Q9.Which of these are all parts of the male reproductive system?

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Q10.Which of these are all parts of the female reproductive system?

10/10

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:

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.Where are egg cells produced?

1/10

Q2.How many chromosomes are in a sperm cell?

2/10

Q3.Which of the options below are gametes? (Tick 2 boxes)

Select two (2) boxes

3/10

Q4.What is the role of the mitochondria in sperm cells?

4/10

Q5.What is the role of the jelly coating in egg cells?

5/10

Q6.Which of these are all adaptations of sperm cells?

6/10

Q7.What is the role of the sperm duct?

7/10

Q8.What is the role of the uterus?

8/10

Q9.Which of these are all parts of the male reproductive system?

9/10

Q10.Which of these are all parts of the female reproductive system?

10/10

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Quiz:

Fertilization

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is sexual reproduction?

1/10

Q2.What is sexual intercourse?

2/10

Q3.What is fertilization?

3/10

Q4.What is the name of the process when the embryo settles in the uterus lining?

4/10

Q5.What is the name of the process when sperm are released from the penis?

5/10

Q6.What is the name of the process when an egg is released from the ovary?

6/10

Q7.What is the role of cilia in the female reproductive system?

7/10

Q8.Why do sperm not need cilia to help them move?

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Q9.Which parts of the egg and sperm fuse together in fertilization?

9/10

Q10.How many chromosomes will be in the fertilized egg?

10/10

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:

Fertilization

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is sexual reproduction?

1/10

Q2.What is sexual intercourse?

2/10

Q3.What is fertilization?

3/10

Q4.What is the name of the process when the embryo settles in the uterus lining?

4/10

Q5.What is the name of the process when sperm are released from the penis?

5/10

Q6.What is the name of the process when an egg is released from the ovary?

6/10

Q7.What is the role of cilia in the female reproductive system?

7/10

Q8.Why do sperm not need cilia to help them move?

8/10

Q9.Which parts of the egg and sperm fuse together in fertilization?

9/10

Q10.How many chromosomes will be in the fertilized egg?

10/10

Lesson summary: Fertilisation

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