The Human Reproductive System • What you need to know: • What are the organs of the female reproductive system? • What are the organs of the male reproductive system? • What are sex cells? • Watch these videos: • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFlUqgYqt1A • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xfa9IK-UX8
Sort the keywords into two lists: one for the male system and one for the female system Male Female Sperm Scrotum Testes Vagina Oviduct Uterus Ovary Cervix Ovum Sperm duct
The ______ reproductive system male * * Bladder * * Gland Sperm duct * Penis * Urethra * Testes * Scrotum
The ________ reproductive system * female * Oviduct * * Uterus Ovary * Vagina * Cervix
UTERUS • Sometimes called the womb – if an egg is fertilised it will implant in the wall of the uterus and develop into a foetus • The opening or ‘neck’ of the uterus at the top of the vagina. CERVIX VAGINA • Connects the cervix to the outside of the body - sperm is deposited here by the penis during sex OVUM • The female sex cell – sometimes called an ‘egg’. OVARY • After puberty, egg or ovum is released from here once every 28 days or so. • Carries the ovum from the ovary to the uterus – the egg is fertilised here. OVIDUCT • The male sex cell – it is adapted to swim from the vagina to the egg. SPERM TESTES • After puberty, these make sperm continuously. SCROTUM • A sac of skin which holds the testes .
Outline the route taken from the testes by the sperm as it leaves the body Sperm leaves the testes and travels down the sperm duct... ... which travels past/through the glands. The glands provide the sperm cells with food so that they have energy for swimming The sperm duct joins the urethra... ... which carries the sperm out of the body.
Sperm cell Membrane Ovum Nucleus Cytoplasm Jelly coat Tail... ... for swimming Sperm
PUBERTY • Video: • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0sK5JeTla0