Cloning – Science Fiction or Science Fact?. What we will do today……. Extend knowledge on asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction Learn how can animals be cloned Look at problems with cloning. What are clones?. Genetically Identical copies. Hydra budding to make a clone.
Cloning – Science Fiction or Science Fact?
Tiny 'buds' grow out from the hydra's side, develop mouth tentacles, and finally nip off at the base to form a separate individual.
potential to grow
into a whole new
at the end
of the runners
Sperm fertilizes egg
Fertilized egg starts to divide into a embryo, but the cells separate and each cell becomes a baby
Fertilised egg cell
Hello DollyDolly was the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.
She was born in 1996 and died in 2003.
She was 6 when she died, about half the usual age for a sheep
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