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Introduction to sexual reproduction


These slides will introduce you to the topic on sexual reproduction

These slides will introduce you to the topic on sexual reproduction

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  • 1. Sexual Reproduction – an introduction Read instructions first before you continue… End
  • 2. Instructions
    • You have 10 minutes to complete this segment
    • At the end of this segment you are to complete the questions provided and submit your answers online
    • Once you are ready, click the ‘Start’ button below. Enjoy your lesson!
  • 3.
    • At the end of this section, you will be able to
    • Define human reproduction as the process by which human beings give birth to their young
    • State that sexual reproduction requires the fusion of both sperm and egg
  • 4. Introduction to Reproduction in Living Organisms
    • What is reproduction?
    • Asexual Reproduction
    • Sexual Reproduction
    • Review Questions
  • 5. What is reproduction? It is a process by which organisms produce new organisms like themselves
  • 6. The importance of reproduction
    • For the survival of all species
    • If there is not reproduction, all species will be extinct once the existing species die
  • 7. What is asexual reproduction?
    • Does not involve sex cells and fertilization
    • Involves only one parent
    • Offspring is the same as the parent
  • 8. Examples of organisms that reproduce asexually
    • Amoeba, Paramecium, Euglena
      • By binary fission (a type of asexual reproduction)
  • 9. What is sexual reproduction?
    • It is a type of reproduction that involved sex cells produced by two parents
    • Occurs during fertilization
    •  Fusion of male sex cell ( sperm ) and female sex cell ( ovum/egg )
    • Offspring is not identical with the parents
  • 10. Congratulations on completing this segment! Now it is time for you to attempt the review questions found in the LMS link below. Scroll down! Do your review questions
  • 11. Definition of terms
    • Sex cells : Cells that are responsible for transmitting DNA to the next generation. Examples of sex cells are sperm and ovum
    • Offspring : the young humans/animals
    • Sperm: male reproductive cell
    • Egg/ Ovum (singular)/ Ova (plural) : female reproductive cell