Understanding meiosis

Last updated: 15/11/2023
Contributor: Teachit Author
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With questions, memory games, videos, keyword tasks, diagram annotations and cloze activities to build students' understanding of keywords, this complete lesson on meiosis also includes lesson objectives, outcomes and additional challenges for students to complete.  

Example questions from the PowerPoint: 

1. What are the gametes in:

  • humans
  • animals? 

2. How many chromosomes are in the parent cell in the diagram?

3. How many daughter cells are produced?

4. How many chromosomes are in each daughter cell?


5.Suggest an explanation for the appearance of the chromosomes in the daughter cells.

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