Continuing the Line
All living things reproduce to pass their genes on to the next generation. Some
organisms can do this all on their own through
Others can only make offspring by exchanging sperm and eggs with the opposite sex, through
reproduction. The method of reproduction that plants or animals use has a lot to do with where
A section of a chromosome that carries the genetic blueprint for a protein molecule involved in the
production of a colour, scent or another inherited trait. Genes are transmitted from parent to
offspring during sexual and asexual reproduction.
Any type of reproduction not involving the union of gametes. Reproduction from only one parent.
Reproduction characterized by the union of a male and female gametes. Also, possessing male or