Questions for Experiment 2: Tracking Chromosomal DNA Movement through Mitosis:
1. How many chromosomes did each of your daughter cells contain?
2. Why is it important for each daughter cell to contain information identical to the parent cell?
3. How often do human skin cells divide? Why might that be? Compare this rate to how frequently human neurons divide. Explain the difference.
4. Hypothesize what would happen if the sister chromatids did not split equally during anaphase of mitosis.
ALL FOUR QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED.