PBS Nova Mitosis and Meiosis Animation Worksheet
This assignment has students observe changes that occur in a cell as it passes through each of the stages of mitosis and cytokinesis. Students will access the PBS Nova mitosis and meiosis Flash animation. They will answer questions about each stage, and sketch what the cell looks like during each stage. This specific assigment only focuses mainly on the mitosis part of the animation, although there is a section at the end comparing what happens in meiosis.
Essential concepts: Cell division, chromosomes, chromatin, DNA, mitosis, meiosis, interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase, centrioles, spindle fibers.Instructor Resources: A complete test bank, answer keys, and lab guides are available at the subscription page.