Genetics & Characteristics

Welcome to the new topic, before we carry on further into the topic there are a few useful terms that will be covered in this section and going more into detail about the Human Reproductive System. Some key terms below for you to look up and record in your book as notes to be used as a quick guide throughout the topic

  • Genetics
  • Heritable
  • Inherited
  • Characteristics
  • Reproduction
  • Punnett Squares
  • Traits
  • Dominate
  • Recessive
  • Homozygous
  • Heterozygous
List the functions of the parts included above and below.
Take notes in your book when instructed by your teacher
An example of Female Choice
WARNING: Graphic content. How has sexual selection impacted sexual reproduction?

How do the cells know to reproduce?

Mitosis is cell division to make new cells from previously existing cells
Meiosis is when sex cells are created (Egg and Sperm) for sexual reproduction
Copy into your book all the steps necessary for both processes as a summary.