Identify similarities and differences between the pictures you described. Use drawing tools to indicate similarities and differences, where possible.

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Cell Division, Chromosomes, and Inheritance Worksheet

 

Complete all four sections of this worksheet.

 

Section I: Mitosis and Meiosis

 

Part 1: Review the following images on mitosis and meiosis.

 

 

Part 2: Explain the events you observe in the pictures.

 

 

 

 

Part 3: Identify similarities and differences between the pictures you described. Use drawing tools to indicate similarities and differences, where possible.

 

 

 

Section II: Genetic Diversity

 

Briefly describe the following events and explain their role in creating genetic diversity:

 

  1. Proteins:

 

  1. Crossing over:

 

  1. Independent assortment:

 

  1. Mutation:

 

 

Section III: Mendelian Genetics

 

Post your answers to the following questions from the Problems and Discussion Questions section at the end of Ch. 3 of Concepts of Genetics:

 

Question 7:

 

Question 16:

 

 

Section IV: Chromosomes

 

Write 1 to 2 paragraphs explaining the role chromosomes play in heredity. Include the structure and function of chromosomes.

 

 

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