Here are some past essay questions: Topic 2 Cells essay qus
Here are video tutorials for many assessment statements in topic 1 – just click on the one you want. Thank you to Stephanie Castle (at UNIS, New York).
Zoom into Secret Universe – the hidden life of the cell & here is an excellent zoom-in animation from Utah University – Cell size and scale .
Some excellent interactive animations & tutorials on Amazing cells .
How about seeing some real cells in action? Here is a , Trachelius ciliate feeding on a Campanella ciliate . and here is a Paramecium feeding
And here is a cool animation showing the dynamic world that is the inner life of a cell (the second version is narrated):
7 a cells from Adam Leszczuk
An 18m 50s video on Cells from Scientific Eye:
Parts of a microscope from Rachael Hubbard
The proper use of a microscope:
What can you see with a microscope?
– a 23m video – Life in a drop of water – a 3m video. t he amazing world seen through a microscope
Here’s a SciShow episode on the history of microscopes – Microscope: the tube that changed the world (4m 40s).
Just click to enlarge (thank you LadyofHats).
Bioknowledgy 1.1 Introduction to cells from Chris Paine (at Dulwich College Shangai) – taken from his fabulous blog BioKnowledgy .
1.1 Intro to Cells notes to complete (created by Mrs Green).
Introduction to cells in 11m from IB Screwed:
Or how about a
video lesson from Dan Rott
An animated, narrated tutorial on and where life comes from the scientific method (from Sinauer Associates).
: a 6m TED-Ed video form Lauren Royal-Woods. The wacky history of cell theory
Check out this great interactive Cell Size & Scale graphic. – a 4m TED-Ed lesson from Murry Gans. What is the biggest single-celled organism?
Thank you Mr Andersen. How about Stephanie Castle’s 1m video Emergent Properties or Alex Lee’s 11m video . Cell Theory – emergent properties – differentiation
, from TED-Ed. What are stem cells? ? Henrietta may have passed away, but her cells live on. Immortal cells : activities and information from Learn.Genetics. Stem Cells
This presentation is revision by drawing from Mr Taylor of iBiology. It covers the old syllabus but is very good:
Draw The Core from Stephen Taylor
An excellent Google Slides presentation from Ms Nicola Green.
– another excellent Ms Green presentation on Measuring, SI units & Uncertainty. http://bit.ly/measureSIuncertainty
BioKnowledgy 1.2 Ultrastructure of cells from Chris Paine (at Dulwich College Shangai) – taken from his fabulous blog BioKnowledgy.
1.2 Ultrastructure of Cells notes to complete (created by Mrs Green).
Ultrastructure of cells in 9m from IB Screwed:
from IB Screwed; Drawing Prokaryotic Cell Ultrastructure from Stephanie Castle. drawing eukaryotice cell ultrastucture
Biology: Cell Structure an excellent 7m video that covers prokaryotes and eukaryotic organelles .
Click on the different organelles to find out about them. On every slide you can click on the animal or plant icon to go back to that cell.
VIDEO Prokaryotic vs Eukaryotic Cells – a 3m 44s video from RichocetScience.
An animated, narrated tutorial on a Pulse-Chase experiment (radioactive labelling) which also includes a quiz (from Sinauer Associates).
In Crash Course Biology #4 – Eukaryopolis – the city of animal cells , Hank tells us about the city of Eukaryopolis – the animal cell that is responsible for all the cool things that happen in our bodies.
Mr W’s The Cell Song is good for revising the organelles.
Here Paul Andersen takes you on A Tour of the Cell and the lower half of Mr. Andersen’s head explains Why Cells Are Small .
Documentary – – a 49m video. Our Secret Universe The Hidden Life of the Cell
BioKnowledgy 1.5 Origin of cells from Chris Paine (at Dulwich College Shangai) – taken from his fabulous blog BioKnowledgy .
to complete (created by Ms Green). 1.5 The Origin of Cells notes
A 10m video lesson from Dan Rott:
Can Science explain the origin of life? – a fantastic 7m video from Stated Clearly:
Stated Clearly have also made this 9m video What is Chemical Evolution? and in 7m, What is the RNA World Hypothesis?
THE FIRST CELLS
The powerpoint covers all that we need to know, the following is more detailed than we need but it’s interesting –
this is how life began! Paul Andersen describes how could have occurred on Earth and discusses Abiogenesis on our planet. Scientific Evidence of The Origin of Life
– a 7m 30s What was the Miller-Urey experiment? video from Stated Clearly and an animation about this famous experiment can be found here .
Dr. Thomas Cech discusses RNA, its characteristics, and its ability to act as an enzyme (9m 30s). : The Discovery of Ribozymes
A fantastic animated, narrated tutorial from McGraw Hill Education – Endosymbiosis – or here’s one from Sinauer Associates that includes an activity – the Endosymbiont theory . And here are short video clips discussing the endosymbiotic theory (4m 17s): How did the evolution of complex life on Earth begin? – The Gene Code – or – a 6m TED-Ed lesson from Adam Jacobson. How we think complex cells evolved
LOUIS PASTEUR’S EXPERIMENT (to disprove Spontaneous Generation)
Explained in note form or Hank tells us about here (#1 is Pasteur’s and #3 is Miller-Urey’s) in a 4m 34s video. 3 world-changing Biology experiments
Maybe you’ll find a
video lesson covering some assessment statements by . Stephanie Castle
Just click to enlarge (thank you LadyofHats).
Science Bank 9 (Cells & Tissues): Part 1- Animal Cells (to 4m 25s); Part 2 – Plant Cells (to 9m 10s); you do not need Part 3.
A short video from The Virtual School about cells & specialized cells:
for downloading. B2.1 Revision notes
IGCSE Biology: Coursebook, chapter 1, p.8