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Ch 18: OAE - Integrated Science: Human Reproduction & Growth

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Let us help you review human reproduction and growth for your upcoming OAE Integrated Science exam. We provide exciting and informative video and text lessons you can watch or read at your convenience. This chapter of our detailed study guide will also provide you with practice questions to test your comprehension.

OAE - Integrated Science: Human Reproduction & Growth - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you recall the major parts of the male and female reproductive systems of humans. It will examine both male and female reproductive systems and consider the role of hormones in these two systems. At the end of the chapter, you will have effectively refreshed your memory about:

  • The male reproductive system
  • Spermatogenesis
  • Male and female hormones
  • External reproductive anatomy
  • Phases of the ovarian cycle
  • Hormonal control of the ovarian cycle

The lessons each feature a quiz at the end of the chapter. These quizzes are very similar to the ones you will encounter on the OAE Integrated Science exam. Working with similar questions will help you quickly and efficiently answer the questions on your upcoming exam.

Objectives of the OAE - Integrated Science: Human Reproduction & Growth Chapter

The computer based OAE Integrated science exam has four domains on which you will be evaluated: earth science, physical science, the nature of science, and life science. This chapter connects to the life science section of the exam. This section accounts for 19% of the 150 multiple choice questions. The exam is 180 minutes long, leaving only slightly more than a minute for each question. That makes it important to budget your time, and this study guide will provide you with strategies to improve your test taking skills.

10 Lessons in Chapter 18: OAE - Integrated Science: Human Reproduction & Growth
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Overview of Animal Reproduction and Development

1. Overview of Animal Reproduction and Development

At this stage in life, you likely know where babies come from. However, did you know that some animals can make clones of themselves and reproduce sexually too? In this lesson, you'll learn more about sexual reproduction and early vertebrate development.

Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

2. Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

Ever wonder what the inside of a male looks like? Find out in this lesson that explores the inner workings of the male reproductive system and the pathway that sperm takes.

Spermatogenesis: How the Male Reproductive System Produces Sperm

3. Spermatogenesis: How the Male Reproductive System Produces Sperm

In this lesson, you'll learn the series of steps necessary to produce a fully functional sperm cell. You'll also look at the structure of a sperm cell and see how it's equipped to venture forth into new territory.

Sperm's Journey from the Testes to Urethral Orifice

4. Sperm's Journey from the Testes to Urethral Orifice

Follow newly created sperm as they make their way from their origin of creation, the male testes, all the way to the exit of the male reproductive tract.

The HPG Axis: Hormones of Male Reproduction

5. The HPG Axis: Hormones of Male Reproduction

Do you know how your body communicates? How does the brain get in touch with other parts of the body? In this lesson, you will learn about how the male's brain uses hormones to communicate to the testes as a way of regulating reproduction.

Female Reproductive System: Internal Anatomy

6. Female Reproductive System: Internal Anatomy

Ever wonder where a female produces her eggs or how they get from the ovary to the uterus? Find out in this lesson about the internal reproductive anatomy of females.

External Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System

7. External Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System

We all know that men and women are different. But just how different are they? Learn a little more about the differences between men and women in this lesson on female external reproductive anatomy.

The Female Reproductive Axis: Coordination of the Brain, Ovaries & Uterus

8. The Female Reproductive Axis: Coordination of the Brain, Ovaries & Uterus

Without proper communication between the brain, ovaries and uterus, reproduction might not be as efficient. Learn about how these organs work together to ensure the body is ready for reproduction.

Phases of The Ovarian Cycle: Overview from Puberty to Menopause

9. Phases of The Ovarian Cycle: Overview from Puberty to Menopause

Just like the human body has to grow and mature before it is ready to reproduce the female's gamete, the egg also has to grow and mature. This lesson will introduce the process through which that occurs, the ovarian cycle.

HPG Axis: Hormonal Control of the Ovarian Cycle

10. HPG Axis: Hormonal Control of the Ovarian Cycle

Everything in the female reproductive system is connected. See how the brain interacts with the ovaries during the female's ovarian cycle in this lesson covering the female HPG axis.

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