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Virtual Cell
Virtual Cell is an online video game developed by the World-Wide Web Instructional Committee at North Dakota State University. The players take control of a tiny virtual submarine that explores plant and animal cells from the inside! Players learn about organelles, respiration, and photosynthesis. The game requires a fast Internet connection and a Java-enabled browser.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Tools:
    • Software
  • Biology
Technical requirements:
Downloadable software
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1998, 2000 World Wide Web Instructional Committee
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-377
Related resources:
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Phil McClean
World Wide Web Instructional Committee, North Dakota State University