Adult Stem Cell research

Students learn about the first cell line which successfully divided in culture. It is an amazing story of Henrieta Laacks and her cancer cells that have been named "immortal". Watch the CBS story of He-La cells and how they have impacted all of our lives.
He-La cells video

Ever wonder how small some cells really are, or want to watch a cancer cell about learning the field of microbiology, immunology, and microscopy? Click on the link for a fabulous cell website:
Cells Alive

Put specimens under a virtual microscope and identify:o) Click on the link to start your microscope adventure:
Virtual Microscope Activity

60 Minutes program on Stem Cell Fraud



Vocabulary: plant cell, animal cell, cell wall, cell membrane, cytoplasm, mitochondria, ribosomes, Endoplasmic Reticulum, Golgi body, lysosome, vacuole, microtubules, microfilaments, nucleus, nucleolus, prokaryotic cells, eukaryotic cells