Meiosis


Meiosis is the process which produces sperm and eggs by dividing the chromosomes into two halves. Meiosis is necessary for a baby to have the right number of chromosomes.

The table below shows the steps of meiosis, as well as what happens in each step.


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Bibliography

"Nova: How Cells Divide." teachers' domain. National Science Foundation, n.d. Web. 16 Feb. 2011. <http://school.nettrekker.com/goExternal?np=/external.ftl&pp=/error.ftl&evlCode=299837&productName=school&HOMEPAGE=M>.