THE WORLD OF THE CELL
Get out your microscope and have a look at CELLS Alive! at www.cellsalive.com. This site features everything cellular. Explore the world of cell structure and function, including sections on plant and animal cells, mitosis and the cell cycle, and the way-cool cell cams. In the Microbes section, you can see images of actual virus, bacteria and parasite cells. The important section on the immune system has facts about HIV, allergies and mites. Finally, feast on pictures in the Cell Gallery or send a MicroGram to your friends, an electronic greeting complete with a cool picture of a cell. Even though cells are small, CELLS Alive is huge!
Kid Quest: What's the primary importance of a cell's cytoskeleton?
Grab your poncho and head for Weather Gone Wild at http: / / tqjunior.thinkquest.org / 5818 / . Follow the water cycle through evaporation, condensation and precipitation. And be sure to check out the tornadoes, floods and hurricanes. This site will have you soaring into the atmosphere.
Kid Quest: What's the real name for a tidal wave?
Visit Walking With Dinosaurs at www.bbc.co.uk / dinosaurs / . This site features a time line of dinosaurs, from the late Triassic period through their extinction. You can search for your favorite dinosaurs at the Dino Fact File. Get the latest news and finds as well as some articles from the experts in the Dig Deeper section.
Kid Quest: The Petrified Forest contains fossils from what geological time period?