Meiosis and Gametes Quiz

Vocabulary:

autosome; sex chromosome; haploid; diploid; mitosis;  meiosis; homologous chromosome; sister chromatid; somatic cell; gamete; sex cell; sperm; egg

Skills:

  • be able to describe the difference between homologous chromosomes and sister chromatids;
  • be able to describe the difference between mitosis and meiosis (see page 171);
  • be able to describe the haploid number in gametes compared to the diploid number in a somatic cell in the same organism;
  • be able to explain how meiosis makes haploid gametes – with a drawing
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s