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Cancer is a large, overwhelming, and sometimes frightening diagnosis. The concept is to big that we forget that cancer starts small, at the cellular level. How are cancer cells different than normal cells? The purpose of this activity is to analyze a simulated karyotype, called an ideogram, in order to identify the genetic composition of both a normal cell and a cancerous cell.

Concepts

  • Mitosis
  • Chromosomes
  • Cells