Describe the process that results in the formation of a tetrad.
Explain how the random alignment of homologous chromosomes during metaphase I contributes to the variation in gametes produced by meiosis.
What is the function of the fused kinetochore found on sister chromatids in prometaphase I?
In a comparison of the stages of meiosis to the stages of mitosis, which stages are unique to meiosis and which stages have the same events in both meiosis and mitosis?
List and briefly describe the three processes that lead to variation in offspring with the same parents.
Compare the three main types of life cycles in multicellular organisms and give an example of an organism that employs each.