Category Archives: Cell Fundamentals

Cell Structure

Powerpoint cells and levels, click bio from Magdalena Ravagnan

GCSE Bitesize – Cell Activity – covers animal & plant cells, movement in & out of cells & cell division (18m). Science in Focus – Cell Biology – a 19m video.

How about seeing some real cells in action? Here is a Trachelius ciliate feeding on a Campanella ciliate, and here is a Paramecium feeding:

Science Bank 9 (Cells & Tissues): Part 1- Animal Cells (to 4m 25s); Part 2 – Plant Cells (to 9m 10s); you do not need Part 3.

A short video from The Virtual School about cells & specialised cells:

For self-assessment questions, with exercises and discussions, just click on the correct topic at Biology GCSE & IGCSE Question Bank. Powerpoints can be downloaded from the same site here. The s-cool revision site lets you revise the topic, summarizes the topic & tests you on it. Skoool gives you a lesson, including progress questions, for each Biology topic but you’ll need sound on for it. 

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A lesson on How to Calculate Magnification from Ms Cooper:

Cell Transport

Ks4 movement in and out of cells from SUSAN MATHEW

Topic 3 revision notes in downloadable word format.

Mr Andersen (from Bozeman High) gives a brief description of osmosis:

A lesson on Osmosis from Mr Dare:

GCSE Bitesize – Diffusion & Osmosis – a 4m 24s video and Bitesize Top 20 Demos: Osmosis (3m 44s).

Mr W’s Osmosis! rap:

And here’s a long powerpoint:

Osmosis Gummy Bear Lesson PowerPoint, Cell Biology, Cell Transport from www.sciencepowerpoint.com

Here is another presentation, covering the effect of osmosis on cells:

Effects of isotonic, hypotonic & hypertonic solutions on cells from j3di79

OSMOLARITY PRACTICAL:

Here are 3 great videos: estimation of osmolarity from Stephanie Castle; Mr Andersen talks us through an osmosis practical; and osmosis in potato strips from Bio Lab.

ACTIVE TRANSPORT:

A lesson from Mr Dare: