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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
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
Tissue Regeneration in Animals

This tutorial describes how animals differ in their abilities to heal wounds and regenerate lost body parts or damaged tissues.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Click & Learn
High School — AP/IB
College
Stem-Cell-Based Therapies

This tutorial explores how stem cells can be used to treat a wide range of diseases.

Cell Biology
Click & Learn
High School — AP/IB
College
Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (Footage)

This video shows real footage of somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) being performed on eggs.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Clips
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
Human Embryonic Development

This animation gives an overview of how a fertilized human egg develops into an embryo.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Zebrafish Heart Regeneration

This animation shows how zebrafish can rapidly heal wounds to the heart.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (Schematic)

This animation shows how somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) creates an embryo from an egg cell and a body cell.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
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