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Mitosis vs Meiosis

Mitosis vs Meiosis

Author: Theresa Kuchar

Learn about the differences between mitosis and meiosis

Students are able to watch two videos that explain the processes of mitosis and meiosis, then they review slides that review the two processes.

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Ameoba Sisters - Mitosis

Watch the video to understand the process of how body cells except for sex cells are created. Don't memorize the phase names, this isn't really that important. What is important is that you understand what mitosis is and what cells are created by this process.

Ameoba Sisters - Meiosis

This video is a good explanation of meiosis. It's important that you learn and understand what happens during the overall process of meiosis. Concentrate on how sex cells are formed during this process. Don't get hung up on the names of the phases.

Summary of mitosis vs meiosis

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