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BTEC National Diploma in Applied Science

|UNIT NUMBER AND TITLE: |ASSIGNMENT TITLE: | |Unit 18: Genetics and Genetic |Cell Division | |Engineering | | |Student name: |Course code: | | | | |Launch Date: |Submission Date: | | | |

Assignment

Task 1

1aUsing well labelled diagrams create 2, 2 fold leaflets outlining the stages of Mitosis and Meiosis. You need to create one leaflet for each (P2).

1bUsing well labelled diagrams explain how the behaviour of chromosomes during meiosis leads to variation. In this report you must explain crossing over and independent assortment (P4). (Max 500 words)

1cCreate a table comparing mitosis and meiosis (P2).

Task 2

2Carry out practical investigations to record stages of cell division in garlic / onion root tip cells (P3). Using photographs of your results identify at least 5 cells that are dividing and explain the stage these cell are in and the behaviour of the chromosomes.(P2 & M2)

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

WHEN ANSWERING ALL QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD REFER AND CONSIDER THE GRADING CRITERIA:

P2Identify the stages of mitosis and meiosis in eukaryotic cells [IE1; CT2] P3Carry out...
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