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Excellent Stages of Meiosis Animation from McGraw Hill
Comparison of Mitosis and Meiosis from McGraw Hill
Random Orientation of Homologous Pairs of chromosomes during meiosis - McGraw Hill.
Meiosis - production of gametes - on Cells Alive!
Another Meiosis Animation from Sinauer Associates

1. Name the five phases of mitosis.
Answer: prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase, interphase

2. What do we call the division of the cytoplasm?
Answer: cytokinesis

3. In what type of cell division does the chromosome number reduce by one half and gametes form?
Answer: meiosis

4. Name the male and female gametes and the process that creates each of them.
Answer: female gametes - ova or eggs - oogenesis
male gametes - sperm - spermatogenesis

5. Explain the differences between mitosis and meiosis in relation to the daughter cells.
Answer: mitosis - two daughter cells that are identical to each other and the parent cell
meiosis - four daughter cells that contain a varying combination of chromosomes and that are not identical to the parent cells