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CLIP 4189

Cell division by mitosis

Cell division by mitosis
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Key Info
  • Cell division by mitosis
  • Duration: 01:27
  • Time lapse pictures of a cell undergoing mitosis. During mitosis, the chromosomes shorten and thicken to move around. Each chromosome is made up of two chromatids that line up along the equator of the cell before pulling apart. The cytoplasm then divides to form two identical cells.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Bio: Genetics

  • Keywords: mitosis, cell division, chromatids, chromosomes, biology, bitesize
Ideas for use in class
  • The clip could be used as a clear demonstration of the mitosis process forming part of a lesson on cells and their multiplication. It could contribute to lessons on chromosomes.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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