Educator Resources for Mitosis

Two, four, six, eight, what do we appreciate? Mitosis! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby teach you about cell division and the process of mitosis. You’ll learn how living organisms grow, what chromosomes are, and how many chromosomes exist in a human cell. Discover which part of the cell leads the way in mitosis, plus exactly how a cell divides to create two new cells with the same chromosomes as the parent cell. You’ll also find out about the four steps of mitosis and what happens in each, and the difference between mitosis in plants and mitosis in animals. Hoorah for mitosis!

Lesson Plans

Vocabulary Development Lesson Plan: Using a Word Map

Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-3