Onion Cell Mitosis Worksheet with Answers


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On one side of this onion cell mitosis worksheet with answers there is a photo sample of an onion root showing all 6 steps of the cell cycle.


On the other side of this worksheet the 6 steps are described with a diagram and students are instructed to find and label these stages on the onion root.


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Uses for this product:

  • An independent work station in a set of stations
  • Differentiation – Assign this reading as reteaching for students who have yet to show mastery.
  • Differentiation – Assign this as a project for students who are already showing mastery
  • Homework 
  • Creation of Independent Work Packet for students who are not able to be present for direct instruction.
  • Extension activity for early finishers
  • Use as a square on a Choice Board
  • Interactive Notebooks: Print 2 pages in one and cut apart. Glue mini pages into notebooks with room for annotations on the side
  • Interactive Notebooks: Print entire PDF as a mini booklet and add to notebooks using these simple instructions.
  • Assessment either formative or summative. You can provide the answers to this quiz using a QR code or after students have verified that they’ve completed their work.



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NGSS Standards covered by this onion cell mitosis worksheet with answers:

HS-LS1-4 Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms. Assessment does not include specific gene control mechanisms or rote memorization of the steps of mitosis.


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