Discovery and Structure of Cells
The cell, 2nd edition: a molecular approach
National Center for Biotechnology Information / U.S. National Library of Medicine: book on the molecular biology of cells as a unifying theme, with specialized topics discussed throughout the book as examples of more general principles.
Online galleries and pictures of cells
Antony van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723)
The select works of Antony van Leeuwenhoek (1800)
News & Events
Discovery of a new organelle: Introducing the tannosome
Visionlearning blog post by Heather Falconer discussing the discovery of the organelle tannosome in plants.
Cellular Adaptations to Hypoxia
scientific article by Roland. H. Wegener
Sketching out cell theory, circa 1837
The Scientist - how a conversation between two biologists led to the formulation of the theory that cells are the building blocks of all living organisms.
Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.
Visionlearning interactive tour of a cell.
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States
National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education