Introduction to Meiosis

Identify the stages of meiosis by picture and by description of major milestones; explain why meiosis involves two rounds of nuclear division

Just what is the difference between mitosis and meiosis? We know that mitosis produces autosomes; meiosis produces sex chromosomes. Let’s learn just how similar and different these processes are.

What You’ll Learn to Do

  • Identify the stages of meiosis
  • Describe the steps of meiosis I
  • Describe the steps of meiosis II

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Stages of Meiosis
  • Meiosis I
  • Meiosis II
  • Meiosis
  • Self Check: Meiosis