Thinking of reproduction…. and thinking of the human side of this!

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 So now let’s have a look at the advancements that have occurred in the area of reproduction.

Working in teams you will investigate one of the many aspects of reproductive technology.

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  1. Cloning in plants (grafting, tissue samples – what is it? What are the benefits of that type of cloning?  Is it natural or man-inflicted? Ecological repercussions?)
  2. Cloning in animals (history of it… how far have we come?  How is done? Rates of Success? Ethics?)
  3. Intrauterine insemination (IUI)
  4. Fertility Drugs
  5. In vitro fertilization (IVF)
  6. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  7. Stem Cells

 Focus on…

  • What is it?
  • How does it work?
  • What advancements have been made in the last ten years?
  • Does it require outside interventions… is it on going or one time?
  • Is it first resort to conceive?
  • Cost? Covered by OHIP?
  • Picture or diagram?