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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
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
Cellular Differentiation Along Concentration Gradients

This animation shows how varying concentrations of a signaling molecule activate different transcription factors to determine cell fate.

Genetics
Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
Planarian Regeneration and Stem Cells

This video discusses the remarkable regenerative capabilities of the planarian, and how biologist Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado uses them to study the biology of stem cells.

Cell Biology
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Creating Embryonic Stem Cell Lines

This animation shows how stem cells from early mammalian embryos can be grown and studied in a laboratory.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
Differentiation and the Fate of Cells

This animation describes the formation and fates of the three germ layers in a human embryo.

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

This animation shows how salamanders can replace missing limb tissues with the help of cells similar to stem cells.

Cell Biology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
VEGF

This animation shows how tumors use the protein VEGF to recruit blood vessels.

Cell Biology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College