Cool Chromosomes

By: Vanessa Kamman


  • Chromosomes make organisms what they are, by carrying all of the information used to help a cell grow, thrive, and reproduce.
  • 23 pairs, in sets of 2 making a total of 46 chromosomes in humans
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Cells Need Me

  • Chromosomes assist in the process of cell division by distributing DNA.
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  • DNA is 6 feet long, therefore it is to long to fit inside a human, animal or plant cell. Chromosomes condense DNA, by tightly packing it, so it is able to fit.