Now prophase is the first phase (now prophase is the first phase):
The chromosomes appear (the chromosomes appear).
In metaphase, they line up (in metaphase, they line up)
At the middle of the sphere (at the middle of the sphere).
The chromosomes are split up (the chromosomes are split up)
As anaphase goes by (as anaphase goes by),
And telophase then seals 'em (and telophase then seals 'em)
In brand-new nuclei (in brand-new nuclei).
This song is a call-and-response number. The teacher or song leader
sings a line, and then the students or chorus members echo that same line.