Higher Biology animations

Counting Thoughts is developing a high quality animation suite for the SQA Higher Biology curriculum. The example below shows blood flow and DNA replication. Right click here to download the animation QuickTime Movie.

List of animations

  • Cell types
  • Cell absorption
  • Diffusion and osmosis
  • Plasma membrane fluid mosaic model
  • Active transport
  • Glycolosis
  • Mitochondrial structure
  • Krebs' cycle
  • Cytochrome system
  • Photosynthesis: Light-dependent stage
  • Photosynthesis: Calvin cycle
  • Antibody
  • Dna
  • Dna and rna
  • Protein synthesis
  • Virus replication
  • Phagocytosis
  • Meiosis
  • Mutation
  • Jacob-Monod hypothesis

The first animations were previewed at the IoB meeting in June 2008 and feedback was overwhelmingly positive. There was a clear demand for meiosis and protein synthesis animations, but please contact us if there's a process or topic that you feel could benefit from such an animation.