Hank explains the way in which organisms grow and develop. He covers how to determine the complexity of an organism and illustrates that the digestive tract is the first part of the organism that develops.
Key Words: Animal Phyla, Layers of Tissue, Zygote, Cleaving, Blastula, Radial Symmetry, Bilateral Symmetry, Gastrulation, Gastrula, Deuterostome, Germ Layers, Ectoderm, Endoderm, Diploblastic, Triploblasts, Mesoderm
Hank provides an overview of the function of the Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER), Ribosomes, Golgi Apparatus, and Lysosomes. He covers the two different types of ER, smooth and rough, and explains how all of these organelles work together.
Hank explains the inner workings of a eukaryotic cell and the role of several organelles. He compares the way a cell functions to a city with a fascist government, which he calls "Eukaryopolis."
Key Words: Eukaryote, Prozac, Flagellum, Cilia, Microtubules, Cell Membrane, Cytoplasm, Centrosome, Nucleoplasm, Vesicles
Hank explains in-depth the series of reactions that take place for a plant to produce food for itself, also known as photosynthesis. This video also explores the prerequisites (sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water) of these reactions.
Key Words: Xylem, Stomata, Chlorophyll, Chloroplast, Thylakoid, Photoexcitation, Photosystem II, Electron Transport Chain, Cytochrome Complex, ATP