Cells (DVD, Reproducible Act)
This excellent introduction to the study of all living things is a visually stimulating journey through the saga of the cell; its history, components, and function.
Part 1 - traces cell discovery back to early scientists such as van Leeuwenhoek and Hooke. The CELL THEORY is introduced along with the technological advances of the microscope.
Part 2 - takes the students inside a cell, starting with one celled organisms and moving on to plant and animal cells. Cell parts are examined and compared.
Part 3 - demonstrates the starting process of cell reproduction, MITOSIS, and MEIOSIS.
Part 4 - explores GENETICS, as students follow the function of the two master molecules, DNA and RNA.
Suggested questions, disucssion topics, and activities reinforce the video.
Running time: 26 minutes
An excellent introduction to the study of all living things. This video covers the cell's history, components, and function.