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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Mitosis vs. Meiosis: Side by Side Comparison

Mitosis vs. Meiosis: Side by Side Comparison

Captions are on! Click CC button at bottom right to turn off! In biology, there are often vocabulary terms that sound pretty similar. Chromosome. Chromatid. Chromatin. Transcription. Translation. Mitosis. Meiosis. You probably have encountered this. When I was first learning about mitosis and meiosis, I learned them both separately first. And then I tried to

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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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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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(OLD VIDEO) DNA Structure and Function

(OLD VIDEO) DNA Structure and Function

Captioning is on! To turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter @amoebasisters or on Facebook! Today we’re going to talk about DNA. We’re going to go into the structure and the function of DNA, but before we do that, we want to talk about why DNA is so

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