Education Technology

Making Multiples

Published on 01/08/2014

Activity Overview

In this lesson, students will use a simulation to explore asexual and sexual reproduction.

Objectives

  • Students will compare asexual and sexual reproduction.
  • Students will identify the advantages/disadvantages of each type of reproduction.

Vocabulary

  • Asexual reproduction
  • Sexual reproduction
  • Gametogenesis
  • Gametes
  • Offspring
  • Diploid
  • Haploid

About the Lesson

In this lesson, students will use a simulation to explore asexual and sexual reproduction.

 As a result, students will…

  • Explore the differences between asexual and sexual reproduction.
  • Simulate each type of reproduction and compare one process to the other.
  • Identify the advantages/disadvantages of each.

 This activity was created using Lua. Learn more about Lua in TI-Nspire here.