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This video (10:48) is twelfth in the Crash Course Biology series. Explains mitosis and cytokinesis - the series of processes our cells go through to divide into two identical copies.Table of ContentsMitosis 0:242. Interphase 3:27a) Chromatin 3:37b) Centrosomes 3:523) Prophase 4:14a) Chromosomes 4:18b) Chromatid 4:31c) Microtubules 5:074) Metaphase 5:22a) Motor Proteins 5:365) Biolography 6:136) Anaphase 9:007) Telophase 9:158) Cleavage 9:259) Cytokinesis 9:36


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SCI.9-12.SC.912.L.16.14: Science

Describe the cell cycle, including the process of mitosis. Explain the role of mitosis in the formation of new cells and its importance in maintaining chromosome number during asexual reproduction.
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2014-08-06.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

Brothers John and Hank Green have created these engaging and accurate “crash course” videos on topics ranging from chemistry to world history, biology, literature, and ecology.  Each video is 10 – 15 minutes long and suitable for all ages, though the content (and humor) may be best suited for middle school through adult learners.  You can learn more about the specific contents of this particular video (from the Biology collection) by clicking the information tab above.  These videos serve multiple purposes well from use in the classroom to facilitating one’s own lifelong learning.  
Curriki Review System
August 6, 2014

This video is part of the larger collection called Crash Course Biology. You can learn more about this collection by reading its review and comments. You can also find the most recent Crash Course videos in all subjects at the Crash Course YouTube channel .

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