CGI animation shows a variety of specialised cells to introduce the components of a cell. The presenters then build an animal cell, describing what each part does: membrane, cytoplasm and nucleus. Specialised cells are exemplified with the following: ovum, sperm, neuron.

First broadcast:
21 November 2008

This clip could be used to introduce the concept of specialised cells. Stimulate discussion into the different parts of a cell and what each part does.