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Family Tree v.s Cell Lineage

Family Tree v.s Cell Lineage:

Summary: think about the development of a human family tree, cells inside C. elegans and even cells inside your body. What are the similarities and differences between them?

I. Tracing Back Family Tree : Here is a movie shows tracing back from a grandson to his grandfather. Developmentally, are there any similarities or differences between the two of them?

II. Tracing Back Cell Lineage : Where are cells in adult worms from? A movie with C. elegans cell lineage tracing back gives you the opportunity to observe the origin of intestine cells.

III. Observation & Questions : Here are more questions to get you thinking about human family tree and C. elegans cell lineage.