DCC 9th Grade uses Stop-Motion to Learn Mitosis

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

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This week, Mrs. Stringer’s 9th-grade science classes were learning all about mitosis. Mitosis is a type of cell division that results in two daughter cells that each have a corresponding number of chromosomes as the parent nucleus. Mitosis is a topic that any high school student has learned about at some point.

In order to further the students’ knowledge about mitosis, they were assigned with having to create a stop-motion animation video portraying the five stages of mitosis. The students had to follow a certain criteria as to what had to be included in the film but they were permitted to use any craft materials available in our school’s maker space. It was a great learning experience for the students