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Upon completion of the meiosis tutorial students will be able to compare the number of chromosomes in somatics cells versus gametes, summarize the events of oogenesis and spermatogenesis, compare and contrast mitosis and meiosis, and describe how meiosis results in genetic variability or sometimes nondisjunction.

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Meiosis Video Learning Checks

There is an error on the Telophase I slide - can you spot it?? Complete the questions that go with the video. We will discuss them tomorrow. I plan to watch the meiosis square dance in class while we follow along with pop beads.


Meiosis Square Dance

You won't be able to get the tune out of your head! We will watch and manipulate the pop beads in class.

Source: Discovery Education

Meiosis Square Dance activity

Follow along with your pop beads and the lyrics to the Meiosis Square Dance