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Cells Alive!


Cells Alive!

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This site provides information about cell components (such as cell wall, cell membrane, nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, cytoskeleton, cytosol, mitochondrion, chloroplast, peroxisome, lysosome, vacuole, etc.) and cell division (meiosis, and mitosis), as well as beautiful images in cell biology. Video and still pictures of various types of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells are included. A great animation on how bacteria grow and divide is an added plus for this site.
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Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: January 30, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 15, 2017
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Submitter: Jeff Bell


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
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Language: English
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Avatar for Elizabeth Abanto
1 year ago

Elizabeth Abanto (Staff)

The qualities of the website are helpful resources for teachers.

Avatar for Stefanie Galasso
2 years ago

Stefanie Galasso (Student)

This website is useful because of its' interactive qualities. Students will be able to use these to help with visual learning, also with learning and understanding where something is used. This will be highly useful for the classroom.

Avatar for Harriet Mathews
2 years ago

Harriet Mathews (Faculty)

All I am getting is advertising rather than getting to the plant cell model. Boo How!

Avatar for Harsha Sharma
3 years ago

Harsha Sharma (Faculty)

I found this site informative and easy to understand for students who have difficulty understanding the basics of the cell structure. I also refer students to this site who would like to refresh their memory on cell structure. Students love it!!

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Avatar for Jim Bidlack
3 years ago

Jim Bidlack (Faculty)

This site is great for better understanding of the cell and the processes involved.

Time spent reviewing site: I spent around 30 mins on this site.

Avatar for Jim Bidlack
4 years ago

Jim Bidlack (Faculty)

This is a super site to learn about cells and cell processes.

Time spent reviewing site: Spent an hour reviewing this material and it was fun!
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Avatar for Toy Smoot
11 years ago

Toy Smoot (Faculty)

I spent about 20 minutes browsing the site including the quiz on cell structure. The content is very useful for my microbiology course I will teach for respiratory care students.
It was easy to use.
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