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48 resources with the concept cell functions

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The Building Blocks of Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
During every moment of life, billions of cells are working tirelessly to keep you alive, not to mention all the cells in every blade of grass and other living things. Augment your middle school or high school unit on animal and plant...
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Could We Cure Aging During Your Lifetime?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
As human lifespans increase, more time is spent sick or in pain than ever before. A brief video introduces some research on how to reduce the amount of our lives that are disease free. Each of these methods offers some promise for a...
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Effects of Environment on Enzymes

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Much like the tale of Humpty Dumpty, proteins, once altered, will never be the same again. Honors and pre-AP biology classes explore the delicate world of enzymes via a Webquest and lab experiment. The teacher's guide contains all...
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Cell-abrate!

For Teachers 6th Standards
Lights, camera, action! With the cell at center stage, guide your seventh grade biologists through the tiny drama that plays out within every living thing. Then, enjoy the show as they portray the organelles they've studied—a performance...
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Cell Size and Shape; Diffusion and Osmosis Processes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use salmon eggs as a cell model for demonstrating the movement of water over concentration gradients. Junior scientists examine the same process microscopically with an onion cell. They use a thistle tube and a semipermeable membrane to...
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Cellular Organelles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow! Separate organelles from the cells of dried peas. Observe vacuoles in beet cells. Watch protists in action. Examine SEM photographs. Beginning biologists get a complete exposure to the structure and function of cell organelles. Two...
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Cells Are Building Blocks

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Investigate the parts and functions of animal and plant cells. Observe slides on which different types of cells are displayed and answer questions on a related worksheet. Construct a cell model using household items such as pasta and...
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What Is Leukemia?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Leukemia afflicts children more than any other type of cancer. Pupils explore the nature of harmful mutations in cell DNA, the reproduction of damaged cells in blood and bone marrow, and their effect on normal functions of the human body.
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Utah Open Textbook: 7th Grade Science

For Students 7th Standards
Physical and biological factors affect everyday living. Scholars explore concepts such as electromagnetic forces, motion, the rock cycle, and geological changes. They examine cells as the building blocks of life and how organisms...
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Introduction to Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Welcome to Biology! Introduce pupils to a subject conceptualized by Aristotle in 300 BC through a presentation and worksheet. It covers the themes of biology, characteristics of life, the scientific method, microscopes, and measurements.
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The Proteasome and Protein Regulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is a proteasome? Like tiny trash compactors inside cells, proteasomes turn worn-out proteins into reusable amino acids! Explore the topic with a presentation and embedded simulations. The resource includes a teacher's reference and...
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Seeing Single Molecules Move

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Seeing is believing! Viewers observe the latest in technology—the ability to watch as a protein molecule searches for the appropriate binding site on a DNA molecule! A short video follows transcription factors SOX2 and OCT4 in their...
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The p53 Gene and Cancer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is understanding the p53 gene the key to kicking cancer? Introduce a most-important protein through a presentation with colorful diagrams, simulations, and brief lectures. Viewers discover how p53 works, the cellular processes it...
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Specialized Cells: Significance and Examples

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
All cells are created equal, but some go on to do amazing things! Find out more about these super hero cells with a short video from a well-written biology playlist. Topics include specialized plant and animal cells and how cells know to...
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Speedy Cat

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Enzymes have a need for speed! What happens when they are forced to slow down? A well-rounded lesson plan from the K20 series examines enzyme activity through role playing and a lab. Biology scholars work in teams and pairs to understand...
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Aquapores

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Aquapores allow water to travel through cell membranes while keeping other molecules out. The animation offers an up-close look at these parts of the cell membrane. It explores multiple vantage points and shows the importance of these...
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Cell Membrane Structure and Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your class how to get out of a cell — or break in. The third installment in a seven-part series introduces the class to cell membranes and their functions. The lesson plan includes information to present to the class,...
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Levels of Cellular Organization

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What an eccentric way to learn about each level of cellular organization! Allow emerging biologists to utilize white paper and create their own foldable charts to describe each level of organization in the body. You may also adapt the...
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The Immortal Cells of Henrietta Lacks

For Students 7th - 12th
Why are Henrietta Lacks' cells immortal? The answer is that no one really knows. But much has been learned because they are. Check out this video that introduces some of these remarkable discoveries.
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Cells & Organelles

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Familiarize young biologists with the inner workings of eukaryotic cells with this vocabulary worksheet. By cutting out and matching a series of definitions and memorization tips to the organelles listed in the provided table, students...
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Transport Across the Membrane

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take your biology class on an exploration of the inner workings of cells with this multimedia presentation. Looking closely at the structure of cell membranes and the processes of osmosis and diffusion, this resource explains for...
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Cell Analogies!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Liken a cell and its organelles to a tiny person and its organs. After gathering information on cell structures and their functions, small groups collaborate to come up with an analogy of their own. They produce a collage describing the...
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Cell Structure and Function

For Students 7th - 10th
Does your biology class know how the parts of a cell—or how they connect to each other? A word bank provides vocabulary terms for learners to complete a concept map regarding general cell structure and function.
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THE CELL: DESIGN AND FUNCTION

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After studying the structure and functions of living cells using textbooks, internet or encyclopedias, students prepare a PowerPoint presentation on cell structure and present it to the class.