This is a bundle of two of our popular manipulative.
Teaching meiosis presents challenges for both teaching and learning because it is an abstract concept that requires visual and tactile models for most students to conceptualize. The exchange process of maternal and paternal alleles during cross-over is especially difficult without such a reference. A lot of time was spent designing, testing and refining this kit in classrooms to meet your needs. This kit will make teaching and learning meiosis much more enjoyable for you, just as it has for others. The kit includes: Teacher Demonstration Models: Thirty large chromosomes arranged in five colorful sets that can seen on your board from the back of your classroom. Each set consists of a maternal and paternal homolog and four sister chromatids. Alleles and parental lineage are clearly identified. The fifth set has removable alleles for demonstrating cross-over. Student Models: Students carry out teacher directed assignments at their desk using their own smaller sets of chromosomes. There are no consumables so the kit can be used over and over again.
Designed by teachers and tested by teachers, this kit greatly enhances students understanding of the process of mitosis. All four stages of the cell cycle can be easily demonstrated with the parts included. The kit gives students a "hands on" experience without the need for expensive laboratory equipment. The mitosis kit contains oversized teacher manipulative (66 pieces), for use on a magnetic dry erase board. Magnets for teacher's manipulatives are included. Also included are 5 sets (85 pieces) of smaller student manipulatives, which are sufficient for a class of 30.
Includes an Instructional CD and Teacher Manual for each kit.
Watch a video on the Meiosis Kit.