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Cell Growth and Division
Purpose: To observe the stages of mitosis
To determine the time needed for each phase of mitosis
For each student:
Prepared slide of mitosis of onion root tip or whitefish
Two types of Cell Division
What is the purpose of cell division?
Two types of Reproduction
Asexual by mitosis
Offspring identical to parent
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The Case of the Missing Princeton Tiger
Someone stole the Princeton University Tiger (sculptures at the entrance to the stadium) after
the championship basketball game. As they were trying to pry it off the pedestal, the criminal(s)
Gene Action and Expression
DNA is the genetic material
within the nucleus.
The process of replication
creates new copies of DNA.
The process of transcription
creates an RNA using
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The Scientific Method: Six Real Experiments
Read each one of the following experiments and determine the components of each experiment.
One set of corn plants was grown on soil that was fertilized with c
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Cancer and Stem Cells
Lets start at the very beginning and review the main concepts of DNA structure and function.
You can type in the answers below.
In your own words answer the question What is Cancer
In Google search for Do
How Cells Reproduce
Cycle starts when a new cell forms
During cycle, cell increases in
mass and duplicates its
Cycle ends when the new cell
Stages of Cell Cycle
Chromosmes vs chromatin
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pGLO Transformation Experiment/Prelab Questions
1. To genetically transform an entire organism, you must insert the new gene into every cell in
the organism. Which organism is better sui