Students will be able to
- recall that DNA in human cells is found in the form of chromosomes,
- define the terms haploid (n) and diploid (2n),
- explain the role of meiosis in the formation of gametes,
- understand that half the chromosomes in a zygote are inherited from the father and half from the mother,
- explain the importance of gametes being haploid when combining to form a zygote,
- recall that a zygote will divide by mitosis to form a new organism.