This activity uses an animation, graphics, and reading activities to allow students to learn about key aspects of the cell cycle and mitosis. Some checkpoints of the cell cycle and their relationship to cancer are also explored. This activity is suited for an entry level or an advanced biology class. The animation Cell Cycle and Mitosis animation is required for the first portion of this activity and is contained in the zip file with this activity. This activity contains a one page listing of the associated New York State Living Environment performances indicators and associated Common Core Learning Standards.