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110 resources with the concept animal cells

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The Good and Bad Bacteria

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to name one kind of harmful bacteria and why it hurts us and also name one kind of helpful bacteria and how we use it. They describe the process of growing bacterial cultures in a lab. Students create a reasonable...
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Cells: A First-Hand View

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In the first of two activities, your charges prepare wet mount slides of cork and bean sprout cells in imitation of Robert Hooke's historical investigation. An excerpt from his notes is included. Then, investigators compare animal cells...
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Cells and Chemical Changes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The billions of cells that make up all living things are the focus of this resource. Understanding the differences between the cells that make up plants and animals is an important distinction; it is covered here quite-well. Some...
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Cells and Their Organelles

For Students 6th - 12th
Introduce your learners to cells and organelles with this resource. This series of handouts and images asks young scientists to read short informational paragraphs, answer identification questions, and color and label diagrams of an...
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Living Organisms All Around Us

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study organisms that exist in the world and what they are made up of. They participate in a nature walk, a presentation, a drawing of an animal and plant cell, draw a ecosystem, and fill out a Punnett square.
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Animal and Plant Cell Journaling Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Jump into the classification of animal and plants cells, through this inviting lesson comparing Elodea leaves and Epithelial cells. Middle school learners will create wet mounts, write journal entries that compare specimens, and finally...
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3-D Cell Model

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Life science laureates choose a plant or animal cell to construct a model of as an at-home project. This handout provides guidelines, suggested materials, and a grading rubric for their reference. A full-page letter to parents is also...
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Cell Construction Lab

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
An introduction and general requirements for creating a model of a plant or animal cell are provided for basic biology learners. It includes a list of which organelles must be crafted as well as a parent signature tear-off and an empty...
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Animal Cell Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Directions for making a model of an animal cell as homework are delineated on a single-page handout. It is a useful version of instructions for a classic assignment in any middle school life science curriculum. 
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An Introduction to the Animal Cell and Microscope Lab

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This document is a mini unit on the basic structure of animal cells and cell theory. It contains individual lesson plans for the use of a microscope, lecture notes, and handouts for your class. The PowerPoint, "Amazing Animal Cells," is...
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Animal Cell Diagram

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this animal cell diagram worksheet, students are to draw a cell in the blank space and label it using words in the word bank. No information is given about what the cell would look like.
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Describing Animals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
While a short review of animals and their classifications, this could be useful when discussing this topic in the classroom. There is a list of questions at the end to help review the main ideas. Reptiles, amphibians, and mammals are...
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Eukaryotic Cell Organelles

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compare the parts of animal and plant cells. For this biology lesson, 8th graders create and label diagrams of animal and plant cells using Microsoft Word. They create a Venn diagram to summarize the lesson.
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Constructivism - Teaching Animal Cells

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students discuss the parts of their bodies including the cell.  In this animal cell lesson, students view a video and read text to create a cell puzzle.  Students label the parts of the cell. Students evaluate whether their classmates...
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Plant and Animal Cells

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate parts of a cell. In this plant cell lesson, students determine the difference between plant and animal cells. Students discover that coral is an animal based on cell characteristics. Students create puppets to...
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Plant and Animal Cells: Alike and Different?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create a mneumonic device and a graphic organizer about the parts of plant and animal cells. In this biology lesson students are introduced to the parts of the cells and then work in groups to create projects that teach...
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Living Things Share Certain Characteristics and Are Distinctly Different in Other Ways.

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders author a page in a class book titled, The Great Book of Body Plans and Internal Structures. In this biology lesson, 7th graders select a cell type to investigate and add to the class book. Students must define vocabulary...
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Bread Cells

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine plant and animal cells. In this plant and animal cell lesson, 5th graders define what cells are, label their parts, and describe how plant and animal cells are different. They observe cells at a number of web sites,...
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Grade 8 Science written test

For Students 8th
In this science worksheet, 8th graders complete multiple choice questions on plant and animal cells, organisms, planets, and more. Students complete 70 questions.
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Jello Cells

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create a three dimensional model of a cell. In this cellular structure instructional activity, students use gelatin, plastic bags, plastic containers, and fruit to construct a model of a cell. They compare the cells...
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Comparing Plant and Animal Cells

For Students 7th - 9th
In this plant and animal cell worksheet, students create a Venn diagram to compare the structures of plant and animal cells. They answer five questions using the diagram they made.
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What Are the Parts of a Cell?

For Students 7th - 12th
In this cells worksheet, students complete a Venn diagram by comparing and contrasting the characteristics of a plant and animal cell.
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Cell Structure and Function

For Students 7th - 8th
In this cell activity, students chart the function of various cell structures. Students list the organization of a multicellular organism and illustrate plant and animal cells.
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The Virtual Electron Microscope

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore the world of the very small using a Flash plug-in Virtual Electron Microscope. They complete and discuss an activity in which unknown samples are placed under the computer simulated microscope to determine where the...