CELLULAR REPRODUCTION SCAVENGER HUNT

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A. WWW.CELLSALIVE.COM

            -click on Mitosis (press play or go through each stage)

1.) Are chromosomes always visible?

2.) What happens during anaphase?

3.) Why is this (#2) important?

4.) How many cells are created after cytokenesis?

 

            -click on Meiosis (click “start animation”) (Press play and watch carefully)

5.) How is metaphase I different from metaphase of mitosis? (3)

6.) How many cells are created after meiosis is complete?

7.) What are these cells called?

 

            -click on cell cycle (press play)

8.) The cell spends most of its life in what phase?

9.) What is being “replicated” in the synthesis part?

           

             -(click on “checkpoints” for help with this one)

 

B. WWW.GENETICS.GSK.COM/KIDS/GENESO7.htm

          

             -click on chromosomes

10.) How many chromosomes are in the nucleus of human body cells?

11.) A chromosome is actually?

12.) What are the 2 types of chromosomes?

13.) Mitosis ?? the number of cells?

14.) After mitosis, how many chromosomes does each new cell have?

15.) Why would it not be good if mitosis made sperm and eggs? (4)

 16.) ?? or crossing over ensures every sperm or egg cell is genetically unique.

 17.) How are mitosis and meiosis different? (Summarize: Summary and Comparison) (4)