Overview of animal and plant cells. Topics include cell walls, vacuoles, chloroplasts, peroxisomes, lysosomes, mitochondria, etc.
An overview video of what physics is about as we delve deeper in future videos!
Exploring the cell cytoskeleton including microfilaments and microtubules.
The structure and role of mitochondria (plural for mitochondrion). Discusses the outer membrane, inner membrane, cristae, porins, etc.
Why metal at room temperature feels cooler than wood at room temperature.
Thinking about the limiting factors of cell size. Focus on volume to surface area ratio.
Introduction to cell theory--the idea that 1) all living things are made of one or more cells, 2) cells are the basic unit of life and 3) all cells come from other cells.
Thinking about how large a cell is compared to viruses, proteins and simple molecules.
How side chain interactions can impact the tertiary structure of proteins.
Primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary protein structure. Thinking about how the different factors impacting a protein's structure.
How amino acids (including ones in zwitterion form) form peptide bonds (peptide linkages) through a condensation reaction (dehydration synthesis).