Learning Exercise

Plant & Animal Mitosis

Students will compare and contrast animal mitosis and plant mitosis.

Teacher should provide a handout with spaces designated for plant mitosis steps and animal mitosis steps. Studens will draw in the spaces provided.

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Technical Notes

Once at the North Harris College Biology Department website, run the arrow over Anatomy/Physiology I header to the left of the screen. Select "Tutorial." Click on the picture of the cells. Students can then click through prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase. Once students have viewed the plant cells, they can click on the "Animal Mitosis" link and view the animal mitosis slides.


Basic computer use.



Learning Objectives

Students will know mitosis to then know meiosis.