Mitosis

Science, Grade 6

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Table Of Contents: Mitosis

1. Scientists Observe Mitosis
The process of mitosis has fascinated scientists since it was first observed through a microscope more than a century ago.
2. What Is Mitosis?
Mitosis is a duplication process of cells responsible for growth and development, as well as replacing worn out cells throughout our bodies.
3. Production of Identical Daughter Cells
The end result of mitosis is the production of two genetically identical “daughter cells” from a single “parent” cell.
4. Phases of Mitosis
The phases of mitosis include prophase, metaphase, anaphase and telophase.