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 How Big is a...

The head of a pin is about 2mm in diameter. Use this animation to compare the relative sizes of cells and organisms sitting on a pinhead. Nearly invisible without magnification, dust mites dwarf pollen grains and human cells. In turn, bacteria and viruses are even smaller.

Cells Alive

 Plant, Animal and Bacteria Models

Interactive.  Click on the cell part for a description.

Cells Alive
 
Vessicle Budding and Fusing



A great animation that explores these processes in a eukaryotic cell.

 
The Inner Life of a Cell

Movie from Harvard University showing what happens inside of a cell
 
The Virtual Cell

Click to get a description of each cell part
 
Interactive Mitosis Tutorial

See cell division in Eukaryotic Cells
 
ExCELL at Cells

Basic information about cells
 
Cells are the Starting Point

Basic information about cells
 
 
Cellular Transport

Interactive annimations
 
Cell Structure and Function Quiz
 
Basic Cell Structures, Functions, and Processes


Quia


Students can test their knowledge of the functions of various cell organelles in a eukaryotic cell.

 
Virtual Labs

for General Biology 101
 
Cell Structures



Great animated activities that explore the structure of plant cells, animal cells, and prokaryotic cells.


 



An amazing multimedia tutorial on cells and cell processes. The site is fully narrated and features lots of animated visual demonstrations! Requires the Flash plugin.


 
Comparison of Plant and Animal Cells



Great hyperlinked illustrations with descriptions of every organelle!

 
Biology of Cancer

11 minute documentary shows how cancer begins with the breaking of a single cells


 
 Virtual Cell Animation Collection
Awesome!

Regulated Transcription
Insulin Signaling
Protein Recycling
Consecutive Secretion
Regulated Secretion
Protein Modification
Protein Trafficking
Photosynthesis
Photosystem II
Protein Transport
Gradients
Cellular Respiration
Transcription
mRNA Processing
mRNA Splicing
Translation
Lac Operon