Helpful links for Midterm Exam

Cell Parts

Cell Function Overview,

Includes information on

  • ribosomes
  • mitochondria
  • cilia
  • flagella
  • cell membrane
  • cell wall
  • chloroplast
  • vacuole

Helpful videos: These are a great overview of cells, they are short, less than 15 minutes each. They come from a really great youtube series called “Crash Course.” Mr. Drazan told me about it.

Eukaryopolis - The City of Animal Cells: Crash Course Biology #4


Plant Cells: Crash Course Biology #6

Cilia, flagella, and pseudopodia


Figure 2, shows great picture comparison   

Basically Cilia, flagella, and pseudopodia are single cell organisms that move in different ways. Cilia are little “hairs”. Flagella looks like a tail. And pseudopodia look sort of like feet.

Eukaryotic Cell vs Prokaryotic Cell

Includes lots of details, with comparison chart and video


Simple overview

Cute 4 minute video lecture

Diffusion and Osmosis

Good definitions and diagrams

Overview with pretty graphics, specific to Biology, on concept of transport


Includes nice comparison chart

Video related to exercise


Short article


Nice comparison with photosynthesis

Vascular Tissue


Easy overview

Great examples

Overview video with details

Simple short cartoon

Cell vs Enzyme

Cells are what makes up all living things. Enzymes are protein that helps cells function