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« on: November 26, 2005 03:00:54 PM »

you remember, from biology class, when you had to make a model of a cell (or at least color one in)?
this is my biology cell model, from two years ago, which i now feel a compulsion to share with you:

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And what the things are:
The pink sort of visible in the lower left corner: cell membrane
green blobs: lysosomes
blue oval blobs: mitochondria
varigated pink/peach/white patch with red balls: endoplasmic reticulum.
red balls: ribosomes
brown blob: Golgi apparatus
purple circle: nucleus
darker purple circle: nucleolus
red around purple circle: nuclear envelope
cream background: cytoplasm
aaannnd: blue/turquoise yarn: spindle fibers

i'm now making one for my physics teacher for his birthday... he saw it when i brought my portfolio to school with me to be photographed for college apps, and he loved it, so i offered to make him one...
gotta get a move on. and make one for my brother, a bio major, for christmas, as well.


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« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2005 03:03:58 PM »

that's so cool!  mine was made out of a bunch of styrofoam balls and was such a mess to make.  i wish i'd known how to crochet back in the day when i had to do that. 
at least i was able to crochet a brain hat for psych this year  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2005 05:26:10 PM »

Whoah, that's so wierd..that's what I did! Haha..Great minds, eh?
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« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2005 06:40:44 PM »

as a bio student, i must say, that is badass my friend.
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« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2005 10:13:37 PM »

That rules.  When nerds and crafts collide, awesome things happen.
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« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2005 06:10:28 PM »

That is fantastic! I bow before your nerdy awesomeness!
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« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2005 09:22:24 PM »

That rocks!!! me want one!!
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« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2005 09:54:25 PM »

That is awesome! Yay for Bio! Grin
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« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2005 10:29:59 PM »

wow, that's amazing. i'm pretty sure that i just used color pencils when i did that...but that was a few years ago and i really don't remember much of the particulars of biology
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« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2005 10:47:57 PM »

very cool! you should make them into brooches or tie tacks or barrettes or earrings.... i'd better get started learning to crochet Wink
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