Take a look at the complex way that our bodies cells grow and multiply.... Investigate the stages from "birth" to re-duplication and separation that help our body function and grow every day. However, cancer is a danger to this process. With several intricate steps taking place to multiply the cells, there is always the possibility of error.
Walk through this tutorial to investigate the intricate world of the Cell Cycle!
If you are more of a visual learner, please watch this video describing each step of Interphase and Mitosis with a physical representation of the cell. (2:25-5:42)
This video does not include Prometaphase, as it is a newly recognized step in Mitosis. Please refer to the powerpoint for information.
Source: Bozeman Science. "Mitosis and Meiosis Simulation." Online video clip. YouTube. YouTube, 22 Nov. 2010. Web. 25 Mar. 2014.
Watch the video below to learn more about how Cancer forms, and the ways that scientists have discovered to combat the problem.
Source: TED-Ed. "How do Cancer Cells Behave Differently than other Cells." Online video clip. YouTube. YouTube, 5 Dec. 2012. Web. 26 March 2014.