Ch 4: The Phases of Mitosis

About This Chapter

The Phases of Mitosis chapter of this Mitosis: Help and Review course is the simplest way to master mitosis. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of mitosis.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering the phases of mitosis will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about mitosis. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding mitosis
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about biology (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about mitosis
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra biology learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Phases of Mitosis chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Phases of Mitosis chapter exam to be prepared.
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  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the phases of mitosis in a standard mitosis course. Topics covered include:

  • Interphase
  • Prophase
  • Prometaphase
  • Cell metaphase
  • Anaphase
  • Telophase
  • Cytokinesis

7 Lessons in Chapter 4: The Phases of Mitosis
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Is Interphase? - Definition & Stages

1. What Is Interphase? - Definition & Stages

This lesson will define the stage of interphase during the cell cycle. The different phases of interphase and the events that occur during each will also be discussed.

Prophase: Definition & Stages

2. Prophase: Definition & Stages

Cellular reproduction requires many intricate steps. In this lesson, we will explore the step known as prophase to gain an understanding of what is happening inside our cells.

Prometaphase: Definition & Concept

3. Prometaphase: Definition & Concept

Have you ever heard of prometaphase? Some texts avoid this term, but this lesson goes over the six key events that occur during this specific phase of mitosis.

Cell Metaphase: Definition & Explanation

4. Cell Metaphase: Definition & Explanation

During mitosis, the nucleus and its contents are replicated and divided into two. In this lesson, learn about metaphase, the third phase of mitosis, and test your understanding with a quiz.

Anaphase: Definition & Concept

5. Anaphase: Definition & Concept

Anaphase is a very important stage of cell division. In this lesson, you can lean about the process of anaphase and what happens if something goes wrong during it.

Telophase: Definition & Explanation

6. Telophase: Definition & Explanation

The stages of mitosis - that process that allows cells to divide and reproduce - are detailed and complex. Learn about the ins and outs of telophase, the final step of mitosis. Learn also about telophase I and telophase II, the final stages of each half of meiosis.

Cytokinesis: Animal Versus Plant Cells

7. Cytokinesis: Animal Versus Plant Cells

What's a cell to do when it must divide in two? We'll explore cytokinesis and see how the process can differ in important ways when it comes to plant versus animal cells.

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