University of Phoenix Material
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:
- Crossing over:
- Independent assortment:
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:
Section IV: Chromosomes
Write 1 to 2 paragraphs explaining the role chromosomes play in heredity. Include the structure and function of chromosomes.