Explore the endosymbiotic theory with the Amoeba Sisters! This theory explains the development of the eukaryote cell from prokaryote cell symbiosis. Scientific theories are also briefly defined. Expand details to see table of contents. 👇 This video has a handout here:
Table of Contents:
What is a Scientific Theory? 0:17
Endosymbiotic Theory Defined 0:45
Prokaryotes vs. Eukaryotes 1:03
Prokaryote Diversity (focusing on select ones in theory) 1:52
Endosymbiotic Theory Shown 2:21
Revealing Organelle Development 3:06
Facts that Support Endosymbiotic Theory 3:46
-Video mentions 4 facts but video mentions this is only a few of many more.
Endosymbiosis Example in Termites 4:39
The Amoeba Sisters videos demystify science with humor and relevance. The videos center on Pinky’s certification and experience in teaching biology at the high school level. For more information about The Amoeba Sisters, visit:
We cover the basics in biology concepts at the secondary level. If you are looking to discover more about biology and go into depth beyond these basics, our recommended reference is the FREE, peer reviewed, open source OpenStax biology textbook:
Connect with us!
Visit our Redbubble store at
TIPS FOR VIEWING EDU YOUTUBE VIDEOS:
Want to learn tips for viewing edu YouTube videos including changing the speed, language, viewing the transcript, etc?
Music in this video is listed free to use/no attribution required from the YouTube audio library
We take pride in our AWESOME community, and we welcome feedback and discussion. However, please remember that this is an education channel. See YouTube’s community guidelines and how YouTube handles comments that are reported by the community. We also reserve the right to remove comments.
Hindi Subtitling Credit: Alisha Aggarwal
While we don’t allow dubbing of our videos, we do gladly accept subtitle translations from our community. Some translated subtitles on our videos were translated by the community using YouTube’s community-contributed subtitle feature. After the feature was discontinued by YouTube, we have another option for submitting translated subtitles here: We want to thank our amazing community for the generosity of their time in continuing to create translated subtitles. If you have a concern about community contributed contributions, please contact us.