This Mitosis Taboo Game will have your students in stitches as they review the terms found in mitosis and the cell cycle. One student at a time guesses the terms while the others give them descriptive clues WITHOUT using the taboo words found below the term. This forces students to really think about concepts and reword them in different ways when they can't use the most obvious words. ALWAYS a hit in class!
Teaching Strategy: Students will create a foldable to write notes about the amendments that protect our voting rights. This aligns with the standard Explain how voting rights are protected by the and amendments
Part 1 of this activity asks students to use Oreos (Cells) and sprinkles (chromosomes) to model mitosis. They then copy their models to paper and write a brief explanation of each Oreo and answer analysis questions. Part 2 asks students to watch a brief video of the relationship between mitosis and cancer, and answer