Use of a light microscope to investigate the structure and ultra-structure of cells and tissues, with drawing of cells and calculation of the magnification of drawings and the actual size of structures shown in drawings or micrographs.
The powerpoint covers all that we need to know, the following is more detailed than we need but it’s interesting – this is how life began! Paul Andersen describes how Abiogenesis could have occurred on Earth and discussesScientific Evidence of The Origin of Lifeon our planet.
Here are some fantastic animated, narrated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – how the Cell Cycle works,Mitosis & Cytokinesis. And here is an animated, narrated tutorial on Mitosis which also includes a quiz (from Sinauer Associates).
VCell productions’ animation Mitosis (6m 11s) is brilliant. We do need to know Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase & Telophase, but not ‘prometaphase’:
Mitosis Rap: it’s bad but it’s good:
Mr Andersen describes Mitosis for us:
In Crash Course Biology #12 –Mitosis: Splitting up is Complicated, Hank describes mitosis and cytokinesis – the series of processes our cells go through to divide into two identical copies.