Here is the video’s link.
This week’s writing assignment involves watching a YouTube video and answering some questions. This is designed to get us set up for upcoming lectures on cell division. Closed-captions are available for this video, and please let me know if you have any issues accessing them.
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Please watch a Mitosis and Meiosis video (Links to an external site.), produced by the Amoeba Sisters, with closed-captions available.
Then, answer the following questions about the video in a short writing assignment.
What is mitosis used for in the human body?
What is meiosis used for in the human body?
How many chromosomes do body cells in humans have? What about gametes?
Why is meiosis called a reduction division?
During which phase is your DNA duplicated?
What does PMAT stand for?
How many times does a nucleus undergo PMAT during Meiosis?
Ultimately, how many gametes are made after one round of meiosis?
Which two processes lead to variations in the genetic makeup of the gametes?