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Welcome to the Wikiversity Department of Cell Biology.

Diagram showing key parts of a plant cell.

The Department of Cell Biology is where Wikiversity participants can organize efforts that attempt to facilitate explorations of cells as fundamental components of organisms. The Department needs to develop more Cell Biology-related activities that Wikiversity participants can use as learning resources. These activities can include efforts that aim to improve Wikipedia articles and contribute to Wikibooks modules. Since Wikiversity allows and encourages scholarly research, Wikiversity can function in some ways like a university that helps find educational content and sources for sister projects like Wikipedia. Wikiversity itself can host types of content that are not allowed at Wikipedia and Wikibooks.

Microscopy of cells.

Wikiversity has adopted the "learning by doing" model for education. Lessons should center on learning activities for Wikiversity participants. Learning materials and learning projects can be used by multiple departments. Cooperate with other departments that use the same learning resource.

Learning materials and learning projects are located in the main Wikiversity namespace. Simply make a link to the name of the lesson (lessons are independent pages in the main namespace) and start writing!


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Key resources for Cell Biology


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Works in progress - these texts are currently at Wikibooks:

Department news

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  • 20 August 2006 - Cell Biology Development Project founded!
  • 8 July 2014 - Melanocytes‎ resource started!

Active participants

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The histories of Wikiversity pages indicate who the active participants are. If you are an active participant in this department, you can list your name here (this can help small departments grow and the participants communicate better; for large departments a list of active participants is not needed).

Inactive participants

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Things you can do

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