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Washington EOC Biology Grade 10: Chromosomes & Mitosis - Chapter Summary
Expert instructors in this chapter have developed high-quality videos lessons with entertaining visual effects designed to help you brush up on your knowledge of chromosomes and mitosis. Learn all you need to know about the subject area as you study for the Washington EOC Biology Grade 10 test. In no time, you will be ready for the following on the exam:
- Describing the structure of chromosomes
- Identifying physical features of a chromosome
- Discussing DNA packaging and chromosome condensation
- Sharing the meaning and the stages and function of mitosis
- Explaining the mitotic spindle
- Listing the phases of chromosome segregation
Each video lesson in this chapter offers a full transcript with vocabulary words you can use to deepen your understanding of chromosomes and mitosis. Timelines are also available that allow you to identify and skip to key topics within the lessons without watching the videos in full. Before, during or after reviewing the lessons, take short quizzes to assess your comprehension of the subject area. A chapter exam is also available to reinforce concepts learned in the lessons.
1. How is DNA Organized into Chromosomes? - Structure & Function
Explore the structure of chromosomes and see how DNA fits inside the nucleus of the cell. In this lesson, you'll learn about histones, chromatin and nucleosomes.
2. Parts of a Chromosome & Their Roles
Learn all about chromosomes, including the different parts of a chromosome and the types of chromosomes in diploid organisms like humans. Learn the vocab used with chromosomes.
3. How is DNA Packaged? - Chromosome Condensation & Karyograms
Learn how DNA packaging makes it possible to fit approximately seven feet of DNA inside a single cell. You'll see how chromosome condensation helps cells get ready for cell division.
4. What is Mitosis? - Definition, Stages & Function
Every day your body cells are dividing using a process called mitosis. This allows you to grow and replace damaged or worn out cells. Learn about the stages of mitosis: prophase, metaphase, anaphase and telophase.
5. Mitotic Spindle: Definition, Formation & Function
Condensation makes DNA ready / And microtubules hold it steady / A microtubule's a fancy rope / To move the DNA is the hope / From spindle poles they do extend / To align each chromosome in the end
6. Stages of Mitosis: Description & Sequence
Let's take a second look at mitosis and focus on the phases of chromosome segregation. As we concentrate on chromosomes, you'll learn the tricky dance that takes place through all five phases of mitosis.
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