Mitosis video

Watch this video before attempting the following questions.

1. Watch the video clip with the sound turned off, and provide your own narration. Explain what is happening and how the process of mitosis allows an organism to pass genetic material from one cell to the next.

2. In the time it took you to watch this video clip, you lost 40,000 skin cells, yet you are not skinless. How does the information contained in the video clip explain why this is so?

Interactive portion: Use this link to become familiar with the eight stages of mitosis.