B2 5.2 Cell Division in Sexual Reproduction

B2 5.2 Cell Division in Sexual Reproduction

Author: Gemma Boyson

4. What is meiosis?

5. What happens to your chromosomes when your gametes are formed?

6. How does sexual reproduction give rise to variation?

This tutorial takes you through everything you need for the AQA GCSE Science A and Biology section on meiosis.

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A revision video for AQA GCSE additional science and B2. This video gives and outline of meiosis, where it happens and why it happens.

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Optional Video: Crash Course - Meiosis

Hank gets down to the nitty gritty about meiosis, the special type of cell division that is necessary for sexual reproduction in eukaryotic organisms.

This video goes into far more detail than you need for GCSE science, but it's fascinating and might help you understand the basics.

Source: Crash Course science