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posted: on June 12, 2007 at 9:58AM

My rating of this resource: ****

My experience using this resource:

Topic I was teaching:
Cell Cyce

My learning goal for which this resource was used:
I wanted students to have a visualization of the stages of the cell cycle and where the checkpoints occur.

Course Level:
A.P., Honors or Advanced, Intro or Regular

How I/my students used the resource:
I had students look at the animation at home and at school. They could view the animation before class as a supplement to their reading assignment. Then while going over notes and concepts we watched the animation again and used it to answer questions in class. They might revist the animation after class to review the concepts or to prepare for a quiz or test

Value Added:
Provides visualization or animation, Provides additional content

The animation is useful becuase it shows the stages the DNa passes through as fluid transition. ALthough the straight play through is fast, students can also step through the animation at their own pace.

I wish it was bigger. Especially the small video of a real cell dividing that mirrors the animation.

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