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Why Two Heads?

This activity explores images of planarians regenerating missing body parts, which serve as phenomena for learning about cell division and differentiation.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Identifying the Key Genes for Regeneration

This video describes how scientists silence different genes in regenerating planaria to study the process of regeneration at the molecular level.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Genetic Mutations and Disease

This interactive module explores how mutations arise in germline and somatic cells. It also shows how these mutations can lead to genetic conditions, such as cystic fibrosis and cancer.

Genetics
Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Synchronized Division

This activity explores an image of early embryonic cells, which serves as a phenomenon for learning about cell division and development.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Investigating Planarian Behavior and Regeneration

This activity allows students to observe their own planarian and then design an experiment to investigate how planarians regenerate. It supports viewing of the video Identifying Key Genes in Regeneration.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — AP/IB
College
Meiosis

This animation shows how meiosis, the form of cell division unique to egg and sperm production, can give rise to sperm that carry either an X or a Y chromosome.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College