Mitosis—Stages of Mitosis

Need to get your class' undivided attention in learning the stages of mitosis? Try a video from an interesting biology playlist. Scholars examine the inner workings of a cell as it works through each phase. Skillful narration points out key events in each stage, as well as the organelles that assist in the process.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign the video as homework before working with the stages in class
  • Pause the video at key moments to allow pupils to draw each stage of mitosis
Classroom Considerations

  • Viewers need to be aware of the purpose of mitosis to appreciate the resource
Pros

  • Animated diagrams show only the necessary detail to allow learners to focus on the important parts of each stage
  • The narrator provides gentle reminders of key mitosis facts as they stages play out
Cons

  • None
Common Core