Characteristics of plant and animal cells

All About Cells

Great lessons and interactive activities from "Centre of the Cell" Visitor Centre in London.  There are many games that can be used on an interactive whiteboard, such as "What organs do you need?" and "How many cells do you make in a minute?".  There is also a teacher page that lists classroom resources and links and gives teachers an opportunity to register their classes for online quizzes or cell-based research.
The Biology Department at Davidson College has put together a large collection of videos and animations of cell biology processes. Most of the videos are in QuickTime format while most of the animations are GIF animations. The collection is divided into five categories; Movies of Cells, Movies of Cellular Calcium, Movies of Molecular Methods, Molecular Movies, and a miscellaneous category.

Cell Biology Videos

Cells Alive!

Models, animations, research, puzzles, quizzes - everything to do with cells!

Learn.Genetics delivers educational materials on genetics, bioscience and health topics. They are designed to be used by students, teachers and members of the public. The materials meet selected US education standards for science and health.

Teach.Genetics provides resources for K-12 teachers, higher education faculty, and public educators. These include PDF-based Print-and-Go™ activities, unit plans and other supporting resources. The materials are designed to support and extend the materials on Learn.Genetics.

Learn.Genetics
Browse and download lessons and demonstrations made for the Smartboard!

SMART Exchange
An overview of the major organelles of a cell. Users can zoom in on specific organelles to learn more.
Get an up-close view of a cell.  Zoom in on specific organelles to learn more.  There are worksheets for teachers to print off and a virtual textbook with animations on a variety of topics.

The Virtual Cell


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