Sexual vs. Asexual reproduction

This lesson will focus upon comparing the two types of reproduction, and explaining how each affects variation.

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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 chromosomes are in a normal human body cell?

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Q2.Tick which three options below are gametes

Select three (3) boxes

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Q3.Kangaroos have 16 chromosomes in each body cell. How many chromosomes will a kangaroo sperm cell contain?

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Q4.Tick the four statements which apply to meiosis

Select four (4) boxes

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Q5.What will happen after an egg cell is fertilised?

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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 chromosomes are in a normal human body cell?

1/5

Q2.Tick which three options below are gametes

Select three (3) boxes

2/5

Q3.Kangaroos have 16 chromosomes in each body cell. How many chromosomes will a kangaroo sperm cell contain?

3/5

Q4.Tick the four statements which apply to meiosis

Select four (4) boxes

4/5

Q5.What will happen after an egg cell is fertilised?

5/5

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Worksheet

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Sexual vs. asexual reproduction

This is to review what has been learnt in this lesson, along with the previous lesson

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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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:

Sexual vs. asexual reproduction

This is to review what has been learnt in this lesson, along with the previous lesson

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?

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Lesson summary: Sexual vs. Asexual reproduction

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