This assignment can be a stand-alone activity to help students learn to identify the phases of mitosis by viewing various animations. There are several sites to visit, where students perform tasks, such as labeling and making comparisons.
Site 1: Bioman Mitosis Mover
This is a game site where you progress through levels. Students can print a completion at the end of it
Site 2: Cells Alive
This site shows animation of mitosis and the cell cycle
Site 3: Onion Root Tip
Shows cell images in various stages of the cell cycle. Identify and count the cells in each phase.
Site 4: Sketchtoy
A final tasks asks students to draw each phase of mitosis, either on the paper or use an online drawing program, like sketchtoy.com and share their work.
HS-LS1-4 Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.