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Animals: Planarian

Students can learn about planarian with these diagrams and photographs. Planarian can multiply by either sexual reproduction or asexual reproduction known as regeneration. Included is an eThemes resource on mitosis.


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Watch a video about planarian regeneration entitled "Making Heads and Tails of Planaria" or read the accompanying text.
Watch a video about planaria and the principles of their regenerative abilities. This video represents the second part of a three-part series on regeneration. NOTE: This site includes a message board. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site includes general information about the planarian, a non-parasitic type of flatworm. NOTE: This site includes banner and other types of ads.
Study these four diagrams of the digestive, nervous, reproductive, and excretory system.
Look at this photograph of planarian worms.
Study this diagram showing the anatomy of a planarian.
These sites explain the process of cell division called mitosis. See photographs and video of actual cells dividing. Learn about the difference between mitosis and meiosis. Includes animations and diagrams of the process. There are online quizzes and games about mitosis, plus class activities.

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