This 4 page, EDITABLE, No-Prep assignment is meant to be completed individually and is perfect for an emergency sub plan in any science class. Print it out, and you're ready to go. This assignment asks students to:
1. analyze the cell cycle and why a cell might undergo apoptosis.
2. connect mitosis rate to the type of specialized cell.
3. analyze the use of stem cells to replace damaged cells that never undergo mitosis (neurons).
4. and to make connections to cells that break the cell cycle checkpoints and cancer.
Included in this file is a PDF and a Word document so you can feel free to use "as is" or modify and differentiate to fit your classroom and students' needs. Enjoy!