ERIC Number: EJ716628
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-1
Students as "Humans Chromosomes" in Role-Playing Mitosis and Meiosis
Chinnici, Joseph P.; Yue, Joyce W.; Torres, Kieron M.
American Biology Teacher, v66 n1 p35 Jan 2004
Students often find it challenging to understand mitosis and meiosis and determine their processes. To develop an easier way to understand these terms, students are asked to role-play mitosis and meiosis and students themselves act as human chromosomes, which help students to learn differences between mitosis and meiosis.
Descriptors: Role Playing, Science Instruction, Cytology, Teaching Methods, Scientific Concepts, Biology
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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