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Cell Functions and Processes

There are 7 videos in this category and 17 videos in 8 subcategories.

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Ages: 10 - 18
Protein Synthesis and the Lean, Mean Ribosome Machines
From YouTube, produced by The Amoeba Sisters
Proteins are so important for your body, but how are they made? We’ll go over the steps of transcription and translation and the roles that ribosomes, DNA, and RNA play. We’ll also compare and contrast RNA and DNA and explain the three different type... [more]
November 2, 2013 at 05:38 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Structure and Function of DNA (with the Help of Jurassic Park)
From YouTube, produced by The Amoeba Sisters
Chances are you don't stare out your window and reflect on the incredible structure of your DNA, but maybe you should start! Come explore the structure and function of the most amazing molecule you own with the Amoeba Sisters! We'll also give you som... [more]
September 28, 2013 at 10:15 AM
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Ages: 16 - 18
5 Challenges We Could Solve by Designing New Proteins
From YouTube, produced by TED Talk
Proteins are remarkable molecular machines: they digest your food, fire your neurons, power your immune system and so much more. What if we could design new ones, with functions never before seen in nature? In this remarkable glimpse of the future, D... [more]
August 2, 2019 at 08:57 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Red Blood Cells - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Sal Khan
In this video, the instructor demonstrates and discusses oxygen uptake by hemoglobin in red blood cells. The instructor uses computer software (and different colors for clarification) for demonstration. (16:30)
February 10, 2010 at 07:23 PM
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Ages: 10 - 14
Student Class Project-Animal Cell Model
From YouTube, produced by YouTube
In this video, a student explains in detail his animal cell Science project. He uses styrofoam balls, stones, rocks, rubber balls, etc. to make his project. This is a great resource to use as a motivator for student cell projects. (4:08)
September 27, 2011 at 09:24 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
How Do Cells Make Proteins? (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
This interactive activity from the Exploratorium examines the role of proteins, the molecules that form the structures and drive the processes that create living, breathing plants and animals. Cells use genes to make proteins for critical jobs like c... [more]
May 6, 2012 at 11:35 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Learn How White Blood Cells Work
From 5min
There is no sound in this simply-animated video, just information at the bottom of the screen describing how the white blood cells works. (01:12) This video is recommended for older students because of the vocabulary.
February 22, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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