Plant Cells: In Search of a Root Cell
This cartoon gives a brief overview of plant cells.  The cartoon investigator has an emergency and is looking for root cells to go in search of a new water supply for the plant.  There's not a whole lot of information given but the cartoon is cute and entertaining as it points out the fact that cells are all different and are designed to do different jobs. Run time 01:40.
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The Cell Dance
High quality student made project uses computer animation and music to show a large range of different cell types spanning many different areas of life science; from neurones to neutrophils, liver cells and islets, T cells and skin cells, whole maggots and drosophila embryos.  They all dance to music from The Nutcracker. Run time 02:05.

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Cell Differenciation
How does a single fertilized egg grow to become a fully formed human being? Many of the most critical stages happen in the first few days following conception. In this video segment from The Secret of Life, a fertilized egg cell progresses from its earliest stages through cell differentiation and ultimately the development of an embryo, with simple but identifiable body parts including a spinal cord, a heart, and eyes. Run time 01:20.
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Types of Immune Responses: Innate and Adaptive. Humoral vs. Cell-Mediated
This is an overview of types of immune responses. The instructor explains the difference between innate and adaptive immunity. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is dark with small writing, so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen'. The instructor is clear and easy to understand.
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Cell-Mediated Immunity
This is a video using computer animation that discusses what cell-mediated immunity is. Good sound quality. (03:04)
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Scientists claim to have created first manmade cell
This is from Fox and explains the ramifications of a manmade cell. The newscast shows the many possible uses how manmade bacteria can be used to help society. A good way to show students what the future may hold.
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The Organ of Corti
Situated in the spiral-shaped cochlea of the inner ear is the organ of Corti. Only one inch long if uncoiled, it bears about twenty-five thousand sound receptor cells with hairlike projections arranged in rows on the basilar membrane. Diagrams show detailed structure of the organ of Corti. Grades 5-12. 1 min.
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The Ear: the Organ of Hearing
'The ear is the organ of hearing. The pinna of the outer ear collects sound waves and channels them along the external auditory meatus to the ear drum.' This is a very brief video (0:50) with narration.
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Chromosomes and Cell Reproduction
Teacher-produced slide show with detailed notes on chromosomes and the cell cycle. Discusses key chromosomes and specific abnormalities that may occur. No sound. Too much text on slides, but the pictures that are included are very good and illustrate the points made. Grades 9-12. Run time 04:05.
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Cell Division In Lung Cells
Uses contrast microscopy to visual the process of cell division. Images in black and white with labeling and narration of what is occurring at each step. Grades 7-12. 58 sec.
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The Cell Cycle
The cell cycle is a series of events that cells go through to
reproduce and create more cells. Learn about the stages of the cell
cycle with information from a science teacher in this video.

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Interphase in the Cell Cycle
Interphase is a part of the cell cycle in which the cell
reproduces more DNA. Learn from a science teacher how interphase prepares a cell to split in half in this video.


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Biology Cell Cycle
This brief video, while showing the various parts of a cell, shows how cells replicate and divide.
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Cell Tour - Animation
This animation shows the basic components that make up the animal cell: Mitochondria, Lysosome, Rough ER, Smooth ER, Cytoskeleton, Ribosomes, Nucleus, Chromatin, Nucleoulus, Golgi apparatus - and gives a brief explanation - of the function of each. Run time 02:32.
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How the Body Works: The Cell
Look at some of the parts of the cell, and see how they work together, to make this basic building block of all animal life - the cell. Key vocabulary words include: ovum, tissues, organs, nerve cells, muscle cells, liver cells, cell support, nucleus, DNA, RNA, cytoplasm, cell membrane, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, mitochondria, lysosomes, centrioles, and golgi complex. Run time 03:10.
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Tour of the Cell
This tour of the Cell  and the organelles withing the cell includes narration of each organelle as well as its job decription. Run time 03:09.
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Journey Inside a Cell
This video uses computer animation to give a very detailed, well-done animated and narrated description of a journey through a cell. A small portion of the whole video. Run time 03:35.
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Plant and Animal Cell Overview: The Basics
This is an outstanding video of an overview of cell biology. The information given is clearly presented with two screens for many sections of the video. For high school students.
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Parts of a Cell
The instructor  uses the Paint program as his 'chalkboard' to discuss the parts of a cell: nucleus, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, mitochondria, chloroplasts, vacuoles, and vesicles.
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Anatomy of a Muscle Cell
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses the structure of a muscle cell. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
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