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Meiosis Chart and Model


To arrange chromosomes on a chart that compares mitosis and meiosis.


scissors, tape or glue


  1. Cut out chromosomes A to L on the lines.

  2. Correctly arrange these chromosomes in spaces 1 through 12 on the chart.

  3. Answer the questions after taping or gluing the chromosomes on the chart.


meiosis.bmp (167080 bytes)


1. Look at the parent cell and the new cells formed by mitosis. How do they compare?

2. Look at the parent cell and the new cell formed by meiosis. How do they compare?

3. Give two reasons for the differences between the new cells formed by mitosis and the new cells formed by meiosis.



These pages authored and maintained by Marcella Dawson. Revised 01/30/99. Copyright 1995 CRPC GirlTECH. All rights reserved. . Email your comments. These pages were developed through GirlTECH '96, a teacher training and student technology council program sponsored by the Center for Research on Parallel Computation (CRPC), a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center.