Cell Day Classroom Resources
Inside the Cell explores the interior
design of cells and vividly describes the processes that take
place within its organelles and structures.
Seeing Cells displays a variety of cell images and some basic facts about cells.
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Cellular Structures, Functions, Processes, Imaging, Stress Response
Cool Images and Videos
3 Reasons to Study the Cell
- Cancer: Normal cells have a well-regulated life cycle. When this cycle is disrupted, it can cause abnormalities that lead to cancer.
- Genetic diseases: Down syndrome, cystic fibrosis, sickle-cell disease and hundreds of other conditions result from genetic errors during the first few divisions of a fertilized egg.
- Bacterial infections: Human and bacterial cells have some key differences. Scientists try to exploit these differences to develop antibiotic drugs that kill bacterial cells but not human ones.
Inside the Cell Crossword Puzzle
An Interactive Tour of the Cell
Although the cell is the smallest unit of life, it is by no means simple. Tour the cell