Learn Cell Biology

Cell biology, or cytology, is the branch of biology that's focused on the operation of cells and how they impact the larger organisms they comprise.  It will usually contain sections covering cell structure, organelles, cellular processes, and more.

We have 10 resources for learning Cell Biology including educational Online Classes, Websites, Books, Toys & Products, and Worksheets & Printables, from providers such as Khan Academy, CELLS alive!, Intellego, and University of Arizona.


3-5 Life Science: Organisms and Cells

3rd - 5th | Printable, Product

3-5 Core Curriculum – Life Science: Organisms and Cells Take your children on this fascinating virtual journey inside living organisms to explore cells and cellular structure! Highlights include 10...


Amazing Cells

8th - College | Online resource

Learn about the structure of cells, their size and function and how they communicate. This free resource from the University of Utah provides videos and interactives to help learners understand...


Cell Biology Content

9th - College | Online resource

This resources has basic information on cell biology including the cell cycle, organelles, mitosis and meiosis. It has excellent interactives that allow students to identify the cell parts and...


Cell division

7th - College | Online class

One of the major goals of dividing cells is to split up their DNA as perfectly as possible. (Incorrect division of DNA = chance of a nonfunctional cell, or even cancer!) Learn how DNA combines with...



College | Online class

2A: Not all shall pass! Yards have fences, and cells have membranes. You don’t want just anybody waltzing into your backyard. Similarly, a healthy cell doesn’t just let in any random molecule –...


Cellular respiration

High School - College | Online class

How do your cells extract energy from the food that you eat? As it turns out, cells have a network of elegant metabolic pathways dedicated to just this task. Learn more about cellular respiration,...


Membranes and transport

High School - College | Online class

How do the cells in your body define their boundaries (and control what comes in or goes out)? As it turns out, cells have a sophisticated and flexible barrier, the plasma membrane, and a wide...


Structure of a cell

9th - College | Online class

You, my friend, are made up of cells. Lots and lots of them. Some of them are eukaryotic (human), but many more of them are prokaryotic, thanks to the friendly bacteria of your gut, skin, and other...


The Biology Project: Cell Biology

High School - College | Online resource

Basic information on cells, mitosis, meiosis, the cell cycle, prokaryotes, eukaryotes, & viruses. This website includes problem sets to test your knowledge.


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

6th - College | Book

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her...

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