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Mitosis- What it is, what it does, and why cells divide

Mitosis- What it is, what it does, and why cells divide

Author: Manuel Garcia

Objective: You (the student) will be able to understand what the process of mitosis is, and how it is important in the creation and maintenance of an organism.

Standard : High School - Life Science 1-4 Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.

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What is mitosis? (answers here)

Watch entire video to get an understanding on what cell division (mitosis) is and how it works.

Source: Ndsuvirtualcell. "Mitosis." YouTube. YouTube, 04 Aug. 2011. Web. 23 Apr. 2016.

Ask a Biologist Web Page

Source: "School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist." Cell Division. Web. 23 Apr. 2016.

Cellular Differentiation

Watch the following video. When you are done go and take your lesson quiz. There is also a long response question that I will be asking you to complete on google forms.

Source: HaneyScience. "Cell Differentiation." YouTube. YouTube, 29 Aug. 2014. Web. 23 Apr. 2016.