Mitosis and Meiosis R.A.F.T. Name: ________________ HONORS BIOLOGY Date: _________________ Due: 50 points Introduction: There are many different ways to show that you have learned the key information about mitosis and meiosis. In a R.A.F.T., you have some choices about how to show what you know. In this R.A.F.T., you can choose the product format that best suits your strengths and talents. Role: Two cells- one that has just completed meiosis and the other who has just completed mitosis Audience: Young cells about to go through these stages Format: your choice Topic: As cells that have just undergone mitosis or meiosis, you know the experience well. The young cells are nervous about dividing. You have a conversation with the young cells explaining which of them will go through mitosis, which will go through meiosis, and what they could all expect from their journeys. Be sure to include the following in your conversation: The events of the different phases of mitosis and meiosis The major differences between mitosis, meiosis I and meiosis II The end product of each process How genetic variation is ensured in a species The terms diploid, haploid, clone, chromosomes, chromatids, replicated chromosomes, daughter chromosomes, homologous chromosomes, tetrad, crossing over, synapsis, independent assortment, germ cell, random fertilization, oogenesis & spermatogenesis should be included Check list/Rubric: Content: Max: 40 pts □ The events (12 pts) □ The major differences between mitosis, meiosis I and meiosis II (6 pts) □ The end products (3 pts) □ How genetic variation is ensured(3 pts) □ All vocabulary words are utilized in the appropriate context (16 points) Creativity and Pride: Max: 10 pts You should be shooting for a very creative format which fits the role, audience, and topic extremely well. Obvious effort and pride went into creating a neat, complete, colorful and visually appealing project.
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