Presenter Robert Winston describes the process of ovulation in humans. At about day 14 of the menstrual cycle, the mature egg cell is released from the ovary. This is called ovulation. The clip also includes video footage of the moment ovulation and the egg's journey along the fallopian tube.

This clip is from:
Bitesize Secondary, Science 1
First broadcast:
28 February 2008

This clip could be used to initiate discussion about the other changes and processes that occur before and after ovulation in the menstrual cycle.