Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the importance of cell division for multicellular organisms and the key events that happen during the cell cycle. 

  2. Compare and contrast meiosis and mitosis and why these similarities and differences are important to sexually reproducing species of organisms. Indentify where in a multicellular organism mitosis and meiosis tyes of cell division occur. 

  3. Indentify where in a multicellular organism mitosis and meiosis tyes of cell division occur. 

  4. Draw the genes and chromosomes in the cells of an individuals as these cells go through the four stages of mitosis and the eight stages of meiosis. 

  5. Recognize were the process of gene pair segregation and independent assortment of gene pairs happens as a result of the way chromosomes move during meiosis.