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Cell division and cancer

Cell division and cancer

This interactive learning resource provides an overview of cell, cell division, mitosis, meiosis, chromosomes and cancer (causes and treatments). It includes images, animations, a glossary and self-assessments. There are seven learning units and a quiz. it was developed by the Association for Science Education. Although the targeted audience for the learning materials is kindergarten to grade 12, it could be used as a teaching tool for patients and families. It also may be useful as a remediation resource for pre-professional healthcare students - since they often find the concept of cancer difficult to understand.
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