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The Amoeba Sisters

The Amoeba Sisters

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In this series, two amoebas, who are sisters, are on a mission to demystify science with humor and practical application. They want all students to learn biology with ease and understanding.

An illustration illustrates the difference between scientific theory and scientific law. Caption: Scientific theory, can explain why. Scientific law, can describe what.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
5 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An amoeba sister presents the lab attire wheel of wisdom. The wheel of wisdom has five sections, which contain the following articles. A shoe, a face with a long ponytail, a safety glass, a pair of gloves, a bag with straps.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
6 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The Amoeba sisters present the heading, characteristics of life, with a D N A strand extending from left to right, below it.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
7 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The Amoeba sisters present the heading, prokaryotic versus eukaryotic cells, with a D N A strand extending from left to right, below it.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
6 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The Amoeba sisters present the heading, specialized cells.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
5 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The Amoeba sisters present the heading, specialized cells.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An aquarium with fishes swimming in it. An amoeba sister holds a note, blue equals good, happy fish. Caption: Diffusion.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
7 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The Amoeba sisters present the heading, osmosis and water potential, with a D N A strand extending from left to right, below it.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
11 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The Amoeba sisters present a smiley character with a guitar. Caption: A T P.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
5 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The Amoeba sisters present the heading, fermentation, with a D N A strand extending from left to right, below it.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
8 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The Amoeba sisters present the heading, the cell cycle, with a D N A strand extending from left to right, below it.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The molecular structure of D N A and R N A are depicted. Or The D N A double helix structure has two phosphate deoxyribose chains with the nucleotide bases are single bonded to it. The R N A single helix structure has a single phosphate deoxyribose chain with nucleotide bases attached to it.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
6 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The rotational movements of the coarse focus and fine focus adjustments causes the corresponding vertical movement of the microscope stage.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The Amoeba sisters present the heading, introduction to cells.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A thought bubble for an amoeba sister reads, superpowers. Caption: Mutation.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
7 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The Amoeba sisters present the heading, natural selection.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
7 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two cartoon characters with a DNA strand. Speciation.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
7 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two cartoon characters. Classification.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
8 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Split image showing cartoon characters with shields; breaking an object with a hammer; next to an apple core; in a container of yogurt; and fixing nitrogen atoms to the roots of a plant.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
7 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Archaea.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
5 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two cartoon characters with a DNA strand. Viruses.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
6 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Antivirals. A tablet of medication, an IV bag, and a vial with syringe.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Protists. Prokaryotes has an empty box. Eukaryotes has a box with an ovoid character containing a nucleus and with a tail.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
8 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital illustration of a box with animals poking out. A flower, a leaf and 2 worms float around it. Box reads, "Heterotrophs. Hetero equals 'other.' Troph equals 'nourishment.' "
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
6 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Food Webs, Energy Pyramids, and Intro to Biodiversity.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
6 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two cartoon characters with a DNA strand. Ecological Relationships.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
8 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two cartoon characters. Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
8 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two cartoon characters. Ecological succession.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
6 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two cartoon characters. Biomagnification.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
7 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two cartoon characters. Human Body Systems.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two cartoon characters with a DNA strand. Homeostasis & Feedback.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
7 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a group of amoebas. 2 hold shields and point spears. 1 shouts toward another. A green amoeba aims a bow and arrow. Another holds a bottle opposite a shouting amoeba wearing goggles. Title card reads, "Immune System."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of pink and purple amoebas smiling and gesturing with their hands. Title card reads, "Biological Levels."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
6 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of pink and purple amoebas smiling and gesturing with their hands. Title card reads, "Biomolecules."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Purple cartoon amoeba holds a paintbrush and gestures toward a cartoon chalkboard that reads, "Enzymes." Pink cartoon amoeba smiles and gestures toward chalkboard on opposite side.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
6 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Purple cartoon amoeba looks up at a spiraling double helix while a pink cartoon amoeba looks toward the viewer on opposite side. Title card reads, "Endosymbiotic theory."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
5 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a purple amoeba holding a paintbrush and gesturing toward a chalkboard that reads, "How Cells Specialize." And in parentheses below, "Featuring Stem Cells." Pink amoeba smiles and gestures toward chalkboard on opposite side.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
7 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a purple amoeba looking up at a spiraling double helix while a pink amoeba looks upwards at helix from the opposite side. Title card reads, "Inside the Cell Membrane."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
11 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a purple amoeba holding a paintbrush and gesturing toward a chalkboard that reads, "Cell Transport." Pink amoeba smiles and gestures toward the chalkboard from the opposite side.
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital illustration of a sodium potassium pump with a brown cell wall and purple pump at the center. Title card reads, "Sodium Potassium Pump."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
8 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a blue amoeba poking an irritated orange amoeba with an arrow that reads, "Intercellular to intracellular" that points to a frowning orange amoeba. Another blue amoeba stands next to an arrow that reads, "Intracellular to intercellular" and points to a blue amoeba poking an orange amoeba. Title card reads, "Signaling."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of 2 amoebas smiling and leaning in from opposite sides of the screen. Title card at center reads, "Cellular Respiration."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
10 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of 2 amoebas smiling and leaning in from opposite sides of the screen. Title card at center reads, "Photosynthesis."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a purple amoeba looking up at a spiraling double helix while a pink amoeba looks toward the viewer from the opposite side. Title card reads, "D, N, A, Chromosomes, Genes and Traits."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
8 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital illustration of a double helix runs across the top and the bottom of the screen. Title card reads, "D, N, A Replication."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
11 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a purple amoeba looking up at a spiraling double helix while a pink amoeba looks toward the viewer from the opposite side. Title card reads, "Gel Electrophoreses."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of 2 amoebas smiling and gesturing opposite one another. Title card at center reads, "Mitosis."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a purple amoeba looking up at a spiraling double helix while a pink amoeba looks toward the viewer from the opposite side. Title card reads, "Meiosis."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
9 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of 2 amoebas smiling and leaning in from opposite sides of the screen. Title card at center reads, "Chromosome Numbers During Cell Division."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
6 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a purple amoeba looking up at a spiraling double helix while a pink amoeba looks toward the viewer from the opposite side. Title card reads, "Mitosis Versus Meiosis."
The Amoeba Sisters
Episode
7 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12