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1.1 Eukaryotic Cell Structure

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Microscopy

Can you label this diagram of a light microscope?

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This is a fantastic set of animations from abpischools telling you everything you need to know about staining, measurements and definitions in microscopy

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Try this brilliant interactive website that allows you to compare the size of various things.

This is another interactive from the university of Utah which is great for understanding scale and size of cells

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This video is still amazing even though it was made in 1977!

Here are some videos about electron microscopes and how they work

 

Here are some other nice videos about microscopes.

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Cell membrane structure

This is a nice interactive on cell membranes from the Davidson Institute

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A very simple animation of the phospholipid bilayer from yellowtang

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This is a nice animation to have a look at

And another one from Wiley

Here are some great videos to help you understand membrane structure better:
 
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Transport across membranes

This series of videos are very clear and simple to understand

How about some more amazing songs from Mr W

A video to show you Active Transport via the sodium-potassium pump

Click here to learn about the processes of diffusion, osmosis and active transport with this interactive animation.

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Click here to investigate what happens to red blood cells when they are placed in different solutions.

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Click here to see how osmosis occurs in model cells.

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Watch this video which gives a brief overview of diffusion and the factors that affect it’s rate.

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Organelles

This should get you in the mood, a very cinematic introduction to cells from Frank Gregorio

Watch this TedEd video that explains more about how the cell theory came about

Mr W goes through the structures in eukaryotic cells with some questionable rhymes

Hank’s take on animal cells

and plant cells

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Try this brilliant interactive from the university of Utah to learn what is inside cells

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A nice summary of the different cell types from wiley

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These two resources from abpischools on cell structure and exocytosis are very useful

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Why not try this interactive crossword from ibiology.net

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There are plenty of great resources on the cells alive website

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There are also some fantastic apps available to help you learn about cells, my favourite is cell and cell structure by Emantras Inc but there are plenty more to choose from on Google Play or iTunes

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