Explore the process of mitosis and cytokinesis during a hands-on cell cycle activity and then use compound microscopes to examine prepared onion root tip slides. Learn how to identify real cells in interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase and cytokinesis. Become proficient in the use of compound microscopes and learn how to calculate total magnification. This program is 1 1/2 hours. This program takes place in the Micro World Investigate Lab.
Science Curriculum Correlation(s):7.L.1, Bio.1.2
Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2014–2015 school year begins Wednesday, August 13, 2014. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Debbie Huston, Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form (available 8/13/14).
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