What is Mitosis?

Like a copy machine, mitosis produces identical copies of cells. The video explains how the body uses mitosis in growth, cell repair, and asexual reproduction. It covers the general process involved from DNA replication through cell division.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Print the graphic at 1:05 to review the required prior knowledge before sharing the video
  • Relate this to the splitting of a cell to create identical twins
Classroom Considerations
  • Video best fits as a review of previously taught material
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Includes subtitles in Arabic and English for ease of note taking
  • Simple cartoon graphics enhance understanding
Cons
  • None
Common Core