Mitosis and Meiosis notes
1.  Diagram the four stages of mitosis.  In each drawing be sure to account for (in other words label) the nuclear membrane, the chromosomes, the centrioles, and the spindle fibers.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2.  Draw a picture of the cell cycle.  How many stages are in it?  What is the cell doing in each?  How long does each stage last?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3.  Define the following terms:

-chromatin-
 

-centriole-
 

-centromere-
 

-haploid-
 

-diploid-
 
 

-somatic cells-
 

-gamete-
 

-cytokinesis-
 

4. List at least 3 differences between mitosis and meiosis.
 
 
 
 
 
 

5.  What is different between the mitosis of an animal cell and a plant cell?
 
 
 
 
 

6.  What is the coarse adjustment and fine adjustment, and where do you find them on a microscope?
 
 
 


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