YouTube user mrspereiraclass uploaded this very nice animation which explains the parts of a plant cell and the functions of specialised cells in different parts of the whole plant.
“Endoplasmic Reticulum – what a fantastic service!”
This commercial for the endoplasmic reticulum was produced by Mr. Wallace’s AP Bio class, Fall 2009.
How to convert an iPhone into a pocket microscope
What a fantastic idea! Read the full set of instructions at http://crabfuartworks.blogspot.com/2010/09/crabfu-5-iphone-microscope-mod.html.
The Meiosis Square Dance
I would like to see the Meiosis Square Dance performed in a huge train station by a flashmob dressed as chromosomes and with creative use of rope.
Meet the Microscopes
“You must be the new research technician. Good to have you on board!” If the Brasilian doctor and scientistCarlos Chagas had said these words to you and asked you to look at Trypanosoma parasites with a microscope, it would have…
Cuddle a cell (the structural and functional unit of an organism, not your phone)
Deep in my heart I am hoping for a future in which Ebola, Salmonella and Rabies will be readily available in every toy store. … Of course I am assuming that by now everyone has heard of the giant plush…
Cells, coffee beans, sperm and a mouse party – and it’s all interactive!
Do you have ten minutes to spare and would like to learn how to extract DNA or perform a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in a virtual lab? Or maybe explore the inside of a cell and learn more about the…
Edible plant cells
As a scientist who also loves baking, I admire the creativity of students in these two science projects. What an innovative use of cupcakes, icing, candy and other colourful yummy foods!
`The 300 Million Year War` – Plants v Herbivores
Sue Hartley, Professor of Ecology at Sussex University, explains how plants are not as defenseless as they might appear. View her lecture at the Vega Science Trust website.
“If You Move I Will Follow – The Organelle Love Song”
Have you already seen our new music video about laser tweezers? Short URL: http://tinyurl.com/lasertweezers This video is the result of a collaboration between the Plant Cell Biology Group at Oxford Brookes University and the Oxfordshire musician Cyrus Mower. It shows…
“Sweet Home Apparatus – The ultimate Golgi music video”
“I love the Golgi apparatus”…if you love the Golgi apparatus too, you should listen to this song – you won’t get it out of your head afterwards, promise! This video is a collaboration between the Plant Endomembrane Research Group at…