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
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