Meiosis Worksheet Identifying Processes On the lines provided, order the different stages of meiosis I THROUGH meiosis II, including interphase in the proper sequence. 1. _____ homologous chromosome line up in the center of the cell 2._____ spindle fibers pull homologous pairs to ends of the cell meiosis? Vocabulary Mitosis: The phase in the cell cycle during which the nucleus divides Meiosis: A part of sexual reproduction in which cells divide to form sperm cells in a male and egg cells in a female. Meiosis occurs only in reproductive cells. Vocabulary DNA: deoxyribonucleic acid, a chemical that

9 Meiosis Review Worksheet Part 1: VOCABULARY: Answer the following question using the best vocabulary word. 1) A cell with two of each kind of chromosome is called a(n) __________________ cell. In sexual reproduction, chromosomes can sometimes swap sections during the process of meiosis (cell division), thereby creating new genetic combinations and thus more genetic variation. Although DNA replication is tightly regulated and remarkably accurate, errors do occur and result in mutations, which are also a source of genetic variation.