Review for:How Cells Divide: Mitosis vs. Meiosis

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posted: on December 25, 2007 at 11:33AM

My rating of this resource: *****

My experience using this resource:
cellular biology

Topic I was teaching:

My learning goal for which this resource was used:
To help students differentiate between mitosis and meiosis

Course Level:
Intro or Regular

How I/my students used the resource:
I used this animation in class to review the differences between the processes and the animation makes very clear the difference in how chromosomes line up in each process.

Value Added:
Provides visualization or animation

This is an excellent animation which uses color to distinguish homologous pairs and to accentuate the difference between mitosis and meiosis.

It is somewhat small and uses only 2 pairs of chromosomes. I would like an animation that shows more chromosomes so students can really imagine how complex a process mitosis and meiosis are.

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