Photosynthesis and the Teeny Tiny Pigment Pancakes

Photosynthesis and the Teeny Tiny Pigment Pancakes

Captioning is on. Click CC button at bottom right to turn off. Follow us on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! Today we are going to talk about an incredible process that uses light and gas to make something awesome that we all love—-sugar! Unfortunately, we cannot do this amazing, incredible process —which is known as photosynthesis.

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Cell Transport

Cell Transport

Captions are on! Turn off by clicking “CC” at bottom right. Follow us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Have you ever wondered what it must be like to be inside a cell? Imagine the genetic material, the cytoplasm, the ribosomes—you will find that in almost ALL cells—-prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Eukaryote cells in addition have membrane

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Protists and Fungi

Protists and Fungi

Captions on! Click CC to turn off. Over time, we’ve gotten some comments asking about our channel name like…why we picked amoebas and what is an amoeba anyway? Well, it turns out amoebas are easy to draw, and we are sisters so our channel name seemed…practical. Kind of. Now, we don’t really resemble real life

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Pedigrees

Pedigrees

Captions are on! Turn off by clicking CC at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! So I have a really awesome picture for you. This. Oh it may look like circles and squares to you, but make no mistake, this is no ordinary picture. This…is a pedigree. A pedigree is like

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What is a Volcanic Hotspot?    (Educational)

What is a Volcanic Hotspot? (Educational)

A hotspot is a localized source of high heat energy that sustains volcanism. It is not a isolated shallow magma reservoir beneath the crust, nor is it a pipe of magma that streams from the outer core. One theory holds that hot spots may begin as a blowtorch-like thermal perturbation in a zone between the

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Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

Captions are on! To turn off, click CC button at bottom right. Follow us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Have you ever heard the song “Big Yellow Taxi?” It’s one of our favorites. It was originally written and recorded by Joni Mitchell back in the seventies, and there are lots of singers who have their

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Alleles and Genes

Alleles and Genes

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Keep up to date by following us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! I don’t remember which grade it was where I learned something about my tastebuds that can never be unlearned, but the event and the lesson with genetics has stuck with me forever.

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Characteristics of Life

Characteristics of Life

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Follow us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Have you ever seen those toys that you can put in water for a few days and then they increase in size? They always have this awesome thing on the package like, “Grows a million times larger

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