Cells and what they do

United States, 1975

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The story of every living thing begins with the story of the living cell. Through a microscope, children see the parts of a plant cell, parts of an animal cell, the activity inside living cells, the process of cell division, and development of a fertilised egg. Suitable for primary school level.

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Animals & Wildlife → Biology

Animals & Wildlife → Fertilization (Biology)

Animals & Wildlife → Microbiology

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Biology - Juvenile films

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Plant cells and tissue

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cells

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Genetics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Juvenile films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Cell division

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Cells

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Fertilization (Biology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Genetics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life sciences

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Microbiology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science

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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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