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[h] Unit 4 Mitosis and Cell Cycle Click On Challenge

[i] Note the timer in the top right. Your goal is accuracy and speed. A good strategy: once through slowly, then additional trials for improvement.


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Generalized growth

Excellent: “3” represents G1 phase, which is when generalized growth occurs. 

HINT: Generalized growth occurs during G1 phase.
DNA replication

Nice! “4” represents S phase, which is when the DNA replicates. 

HINT: You’re looking for “S phase,” which is in the middle of interphase.
Growth in preparation for cell division.

Way to go! “5” represents G2

HINT: You’re looking for G2, the last part of interphase.
The cell is visibly dividing.

Good work. “1” (and “6” and “7”) represent M phase.

HINT: You’re looking for “M” phase. M phase is when the cell is actively dividing. It’s when the cell isn’t in interphase.
The cell is in the cell cycle, but it’s NOT visibly dividing.

Good work: “2” represents interphase. 

HINT: You’re looking for interphase, the longest part of the cell cycle. 
A specialized cell that has left the cell cycle.

Yes. The nerve cell, and the arrows leading to “3” represent G0 

HINT: You’re looking for M phase. M phase is when the cell is actively dividing. It’s when the cell isn’t in interphase.

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Yes! “1” is interphase

HINT: During interphase, individual chromosomes can’t be seen.
Early Prophase

Nice. “2” represents prophase.

HINT: During prophase, distinct chromosomes are visible for the first time.
Late prophase/ prometaphase

Nice! “3” represents late prophase/prometaphase.

HINT: By late prophase/prometaphase, the nuclear membrane is mostly gone, and a spindle has formed. But chromosomes are not yet in the middle of the cell.

Awesome: “4” represents metaphase.

HINT: During metaphase, the chromosomes are in the middle of the cell. Remember the “M” in “middle” and “metaphase.”

Awesome. “5” represents anaphase.

HINT: Anaphase is when the sister chromatids get pulled apart. Remember the “A” that starts “anaphase” and “apart.”

Good! “6” represents telophase.

HINT: During telophase, the nucleus reforms. You can see two nuclei in one cell.

HINT: Look for a phase where there are two nuclei in one cell.  

Great! “6” is telophase.


Awesome. “7” represents cytokinesis.

HINT: During cytokinesis, the cell is splitting apart into two daughter cells.

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Centrioles (part or number)

Yes. The centrioles are at “1.”

HINT: The centrioles produce spindle fibers. Early in mitosis, they’re called an “aster,” which means “star.”
Nucleolus (part or number)

Nice! The nucleolus is at part 4.

HINT: The nucleolus is a spot within the nucleus.
Nuclear membrane (NUMBER ONLY)

Awesome. “2” represents the nuclear membrane. 

HINT: The nuclear membrane surrounds the nucleus.
Chromatin (NUMBER only)

Good! “3” represents the chromatin.

HINT: The chromatin is the spread out chromosomes inside the nucleus before mitosis. 

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G1 phase

Excellent: “3” represents G1 phase, which is when generalized growth occurs. 

HINT: The G1 phase is the first part of interphase.
S phase

Nice! “4” represents S phase.

HINT: S phase is in the middle of interphase.
G2 phase

Way to go! “5” represents G2

HINT: G2 is the last part of interphase.
M phase

Good work. “1” (and “6” and “7”) represent M phase.

HINT: M phase is when the cell is actively dividing. It’s when the cell isn’t in interphase.

Good work: “2” represents interphase. 

HINT: Interphase is the longest part of the cell cycle. 
G0 phase.

Yes. The nerve cell, and the arrows leading to “3” represent G0 

HINT: G0 is when a specialized cell (like a nerve cell) leaves the cell cycle.

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Centriole with an aster (NUMBER OR PART).

Nice. “1” shows a centriole with an aster.

HINT: “Aster” means star. Stars have rays. What in the diagram has rays?
Disintegrating nuclear membrane (the NUMBER)

Awesome. “2” represents the disintegrating nuclear membrane.

HINT: The nuclear membrane surrounds the nucleus.
Chromosomes (NUMBER or PART)

Yes. The X-shaped structures in the nucleus are chromosomes.

HINT. They look like the letter “X.”
ATP-secreting organelles

Nice. The mitochondria secrete ATP .

HINT: You’re looking for the mitochondria.

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DNA replication occurs in this phase

Nice! DNA replication occurs during interphase (diagram B).

HINT: You’re looking for interphase.
Sister chromatids are being pulled apart

Yes. Sister chromatids are pulled apart during anaphase (diagram C)

HINT: You’re looking for anaphase. Where do you see something being pulled apart?
The spindle has formed, and it’s stretching all the way across the cell.

Yes. During late prophase/prometaphase (A), a  complete spindle has formed.

HINT: Find where the spindle — an array of microtubule fibers —  stretches entirely across the cell.
The chromosomes condense, and the spindle begins to form.

Awesome! In early prophase, “E,” you see chromosomes and the start of spindle formation.

HINT: You’re looking for early prophase. Chromosomes are visible, but they’re inside a nuclear membrane.
Nuclei are reforming, and cytokinesis is beginning.

Nice. In diagram D , you see two nuclei in a cell that’s about to divide. 

HINT: Find two nuclei in a cell that’s about to divide. 
Chromosomes are lined up on the middle of the cell, about to be pulled apart.

Awesome. That’s what happens during metaphase, as shown in diagram “F.”

HINT: You’re looking for metaphase. Which diagram shows the chromosomes lined up in the middle?

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Parent cell with unduplicated chromosomes.

Way to go! The cell before arrow “1” is the parent cell with unduplicated chromosomes.

HINT: In cell division there’s only one parent. Find a parent cell with chromosomes that havent been duplicated into two sister chromatids.
Parent cell with duplicated chromosomes

Way to go. The cell between arrows 1 and 2 is the parent cell, but with duplicated chromosomes.

HINT: Arrow “1” represents DNA replication. After DNA replication, chromosomes have been duplicated.
Each doubled chromosome, with two sister chromatids, is about to be pulled apart.

Great. It’s the cell between “2” and “3”

HINT: Find a cell where doubled chromosomes, with two sister chromatids, are close to the middle of the cell, attached to spindle fibers. 
Sister chromatids are being pulled apart to opposite ends of the cell.

Terrific! It’s the cell between “3” and “4.”

HINT: Find a cell where the sister chromatids (doubled chromosomes) have been separated.
The daughter cells.

Nice! Those cells after arrow 4 are the daughter cells.

HINT: Find the cells at the end of the process. Those are the daughter cells.

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The arrow for DNA replication

Yes! Arrow “1” is DNA replication.

HINT: Find the arrow that shows single chromosomes becoming doubled chromosomes, with two sister chromatids.
The arrow for Cytokinesis

Awesome. The arrow at “4” is cytokinesis. 

HINT: Cytokinesis is when one cell splits apart into two.
The arrow for Anaphase

Nice. Arrow “3” shows anaphase.

HINT: During anaphase, sister chromatids are pulled apart.


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