Onion Root Tip LAB MAKE UP - Online Activity
What phase of the cell cycle do you think cells spend the most time in?
_________________ Why do you think that? ______
Go to this Website
Read the introductions, then click the “next” button. You will be walled through
You will have 36 cells to classify. When you’re finished, record your data in the chart below.
Interphase Prophase Metaphase Anaphase Telophase Total
Number of cells 36
Percent of cells 100
(calculate: number of cells
divided by total cells x
Did you forget a calculator -- no problem. Go to
www.calculator.com and click on the “fractions” calculator. A
window with a virtual calculator will open and you can do the math
1. From your data table was your hypothesis correct or not?
2. What phase of the cell cycle do most cells spend the most time in?