Cell Division--Genetic Consequences

Name, identify, and describe the important events of mitosis.

Name, identify, and describe the important events of meiosis.

Describe important similarities and differences between mitosis and meiosis.

Differentiate between the following pairs of terms: chromatid and chromosome; single- and double-chromatid chromosomes; homologous and nonhomologous chromosomes; haploid and diploid.

State Mendel's principles of segregation and independent assortment and explain their physical basis in meiosis.

Model Mitosis and Meiosis
Cell Division Construction Kit (CDCK)—public version available to everyone

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