Page 552E: Regulation and Reproduction
The Endocrine System
Visit this site to learn all about hormones and the endocrine system. Scroll down to read about the relationship between the endocrine and nervous systems.
Go to this site for an article about the glands of the endocrine system and the hormones they secrete. This site is intended for use by teens and includes information on the human reproductive system.
At this site you can learn more about glands of the endocrine system and the hormones they produce. Scroll down to see an illustration of the glands of the endocrine system.
Human Reproduction Problem Set
Visit this site to see problem sets that can help students understand the human reproductive system. The problem sets cover male and female reproductive systems, fertilization, sterilization, and transmission of HIV. Click on any highlighted item to go to that set of questions.
Hormones of the Reproductive System
Go to this site to learn all about the hormones important to the reproductive systems of both males and females. Every major hormone of the human reproductive system is discussed in detail here.
The Reproductive System
At this site you can find out more about human reproduction and development. This site also includes information on sexually transmitted diseases.
Page 576: Infant Animals
Animal Facts: Primates
Visit this site by the Friends of the National Zoo to learn more about primates, the group that both humans and chimpanzees belong to. Scroll down to learn about the characteristics all primates share.
Zoo Discovery: Eastern Grey Kangaroo Facts
Go to this site by the Los Angeles Zoo to learn more about the gestation and development of infant eastern grey kangaroos.
At this site by the American Cetacean Society you can learn more about blue whales and their offspring. Blue whales have been protected from hunting since 1966, but only recently have their populations begun to recover.
Monotremata: Life History and Ecology
Go to this site to learn more about the monotremes, the group of egg-laying mammals that includes the platypus and two species of echidnas. Note that no one knows how the platypus actually cares for its young.