Try this simple “Modeling Crossing Over” (doc) activity.
Using the Inspiration software, Sue Hinojoza has created a concept map about “Chromosomes” (pdf). It includes information about meiosis and fertilization with questions. If your school has this program, creating your own maps is a good way to introduce vocabulary.
Using the Cells Alive website, Maria Ferraro contributed this “The Cell Cycle and Animal Cell Mitosis” (doc) worksheet.
In “Online Onion Root Tips” students identify the phases of mitosis and determine the time spent in time spent in different phases of the cell cycle.
“It’s Mitosis Time” (ppt) is a Karaoke PowerPoint set to the music of “Celebration Time” by Kool and the Gang. It was created by Dr. Annette Parrott. You will need to save the file and open it in PowerPoint to have the music play throughout.
Scott Greenhalgh from the NSTA Listserve contributed this “Meiosis Web Lesson” (doc) that uses this Meiosis Animation.
Show Michael Clark’s “Mitosis” PowerPoint presentation.