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In the Mitosis Classic Lab Kits for AP® Biology, calculate the amount of time it takes to complete each phase of mitosis in a typical plant meristem. Refill is available.

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After fixing and staining their own mitosis slides, students quantify the number of cells in each phase of the cell cycle. Students then calculate the amount of time it takes to complete each phase of mitosis in a typical plant meristem. Compound microscopes and onions with root tips are required and available separately.

Materials: Glass cover slips*, Glass slides*, 1 M Hydrochloric acid solution*, 1% Methylene blue solution*, Graduated pipets*, Scalpels

*Denotes items included with refill kit


For 3 groups 

Materials Included in Kit: 

Hydrochloric acid solution, 1 M, 60 mL
Methylene blue solution, 1%, 100 mL
Cover slips, glass, 22 x 22 mm
Microscope slide, 5
Pipet, Beral-type, graduated, 24
Scalpel, 6"

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Using mathematics and computational thinking
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Obtaining, evaluation, and communicating information

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
HS-LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms

Crosscutting Concepts

Systems and system models
Structure and function
Stability and change

Performance Expectations

HS-LS1-1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins, which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells.
HS-LS1-2. Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms.
HS-LS1-4. Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.