This set of questions allows students to investigate and compare the processes of mitosis and meiosis using an animated tutorial from NOVA. The processes occur side by side, enabling students to detect the subtle differences. I have students work through the tutorial in pairs. The slide on which each answer can be found is identified, which helps focus student attention and guide them where they may need to replay. Afterwards, we do a "debriefing" where each pair shares their answer to one question. I allow the class to judge whether each response is correct and/or complete. I use this activity as an introduction to meiosis after we have explored mitosis.
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