This is a short web-based activity that introduces cancer and the cell cycle using an animation produced by the National Institute of Health. The worksheet includes a simple anticipation guide for previewing the activity and post-viewing follow up questions.
The assignment gives you a relevant homework or substitute task during a cell unit tied into cell reproduction and mitosis. It can also be used as an introduction to cancer cells. After watching the 5 short animations and answering the worksheets questions students will have an understanding of the basic concepts and vocabulary used in cancer and the cell cycle.