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Meiosis

Slide 2: Questions

Meiosis Diagram

Summary

Definitions

Alleles

Gametes

Haploid

Diploid

Slide 3: Questions

What are genes made of?

Where are they found?

Define nucleotide.

Slide 4: Questions

What is nucleotides made of?

What are the types?

Slide 5: Questions

What nucleotides can be paired only with each other?

Slide 7-8: Questions

How does DNA make a copy of itself?

What is DNA polymerase and what does it do? Define replication.

DNA polymerase

Replication

Slide 9: Question

What causes gene mutation and what effects can it have?

Slide 10: Questions

What else can cause DNA damage?

 What damage is caused and how is it treated?

Is the cure as bad as the disease? Explain.

Slide 11: Analysis Questions--You may write your answer or use T-charts (for two items only) or use Venn diagrams.

  1. What else can cause DNA damage?
  2. What damage is caused and how is it treated?
  3. Review from other documents: Is the cure as bad as the disease? Explain.
  4. Review from other documents: If mutations aren’t always deadly, what is their purpose and how do they happen?