Watch the video «Comparing mitosis and meiosis»
a- What is the purpose of meiosis?
b- Where does it take place?
c- Make a drawing showing the parent and daughter cells in mitosis and meiosis.
d- Build a table to show the differences between mitosis and meiosis. You should include: number of chromososmes in parent cells (in human cells) – number of chromosomes in daughter cells – number of daughter cells produced – Is there any variation? – daughter cells genetically identical or different from parent cells
e- Do red blood cells divide by mitosis? Explain your answer.