ESSENTIAL QUESTION: Why and how do cells divide?

A Meiosis project descriptor
and Rubric

Mitosis

external image shockwave.gifVisualizing the Cell Cycle (592.0K)

Mitosis- the Fast simple version
Mitosis and cytokinesis
Mitosis in Onion root tip cells-learn to identify phases in real cells

Meiosis
Mitosis
Meiosis-the Fast and simple version!
Meiosis and comparison to mitosis-several good animations
Another comparison
Nondisjunction during meiosis I

How chromosomes align to be divided
Reviewing:
Crash Course Biology videos:
__Mitosis__ __Meiosis__

MANY helpful sites with lots of activities to help learn these 2 processes: NOTE on the left bar near the bottom the links to mitosis and meiosis pages with many links for each
Word Bank for notes packet- see the 2nd and 3rd sets
Interactive tutorial on mitosis and meiosis phases
Practice phases and some self quizzing on mitosis and meiosis
great meiosis site for watching short animations , reading tutorials to help understand and trying practice questions/self quiz

Cancer- using to detect cancer cells. NPR interview

Bringing Light | Bert Klasey, Chris Baron & James Allen Smith from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.



Class power points for notes




Cancer



Human karyotype, Male
Human_Chromosomes.jpg



Click on the photo below to go to an interactive and review the mitosis and meiosis phases.
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mitosis interactive