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Online Onion Root Tips: Phases of the cell cycle
In this digital version of the classic microscope lab, you will classify cells from the tip of an onion root into the appropriate phases of the cell cycle, and then count up the cells found in each phase. You can use those numbers to predict how much time a dividing cell spends in each phase

Cell Membranes Learn that membranes are fluid, with components that move, change, and perform vital physiological roles as they allow cells to communicate with each other and their environment.

Cell Signaling
Learn that living organisms constantly receive and interpret signals from their environment. Cells of multi-cellular organisms also receive signals from other cells, including signals for cell division and differentiation.

Studying Cells Introduce yourself to the cell as the fundamental unit of life and the scientific method.

The Cell Cycle & Mitosis Understand the events that occur in the cell cycle and the process of mitosis that divides the duplicated genetic material creating two identical daughter cells.

Meiosis Understand the events that occur in process of meiosis that takes place to produce our gametes.

Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes, & Viruses Learn about the cells that make up all living systems, their organelles, and the differences between living cells and viruses.

The Cytoskeleton Learn that the cytoskeleton acts both a muscle and a skeleton, and is responsible for cell movement, cytokinesis, and the organization of the organelles within the cell.

Overview of Cells including their makup and the differences between animal and plant cells (link courtesy of Carey Konarski)

CELLS Alive! is a highly visual site, where you will find movies and animated illustrations on cell processes, parasites, penicillin and more. Online-Service for Cell Biology includes digital media in internet quality and further information for university and high school on cellular and molecular biology. The IWF - Institute for Scientific Film, Göttingen (Germany) prepares educational media about cellular and molecular biology didactically and technically for different media carriers.

C. elegans Movies A visual introduction to C. elegans and its development. This page has links to movies made by C. elegans researchers worldwide.

Biology Mad. This website is mainly aimed for students studying AQA (spec. A) Biology in the UK. It is informative, beautifully designed and easy to use. is an education resource of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. The site provides peer-reviewed articles by scientists, science educators, and science students. In addition, the web site provides educators with original lessons and other resources to enhance bioscience teaching. Selected articles are translated into Spanish.

biochem4schools, is an online collection of biochemistry resources. With comprehensive reviews and extensive cross-referencing, this site will be an indispensable tool for teachers and students involved in biochemistry at all levels.


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