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TITLE:  Genetics: Meiosis
 

GOALS
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce the students to the process of meiosis and to help them understand how it differs from mitosis.

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SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

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BACKGROUND
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SOLs COVERED
LS  2 The student will investigate that all living things are composed of cells. The key concepts included with this lesson are: cell division and the processes of mitosis and meiosis.
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DEMONSTRATIONS AND EXHIBITS
Materials needed: transparencies with illustrations of the processes of mitosis and meiosis.

1. The stages of mitosis and meiosis.

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INTERACTIVE EXERCISES
Materials needed: two different colors of gummy worms, blank paper

1. Meiosis simulation with Gummy Worms.

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INTERESTING EXAMPLES
 

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OTHER RESOURCES
 
Literature .
Video "Genes" by Mr. Science
Related Web Sites .

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