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137 resources with the concept cell membranes

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Cell Membranes Are Way More Complicated Than You Think

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Cell membranes contain many contradictions; for example, they are both oily and strong. The video explains the parts of a cell membrane, the function of each part, and discusses the contradictions. It highlights what happens when...
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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 Membranes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the structure of cell membranes including cholesterol, glycolipids, glycoproteins, phospholipids, and proteins. The video shows and discusses the fluid mosaic model as well as how cell walls differ from cell membranes. 
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Cell Parts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do a bird, an egg, a rabbit, and a toad all have in common? This fun-filled resource explains the similarities and differences between cells and how all cells are similar, yet all are different. Learners begin by depicting a...
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DNA Extraction from Strawberries

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Has your class ever been astounded by the complexity of DNA analysis? Have they ever asked why genetic engineering has become so important to our daily lives? Young scientists perform DNA extraction on strawberries and explore how the...
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Meeting the Membrane

For Students 9th - 12th
By completing "Meeting the Membrane," cell biologists are introduced to the structure of the lipid bilayer. The name molecular components of the cell membrane, explain selective permeability, and label a 3-D diagram of a section of the...
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A Parting Look at Cell Transport

For Students 7th - 12th
A nice large diagram of the cell membrane tops an excellent cell transport learning exercise. Cell biologists describe the actions occurring in four different instances on the diagram. Then they analyze the description of a lab activity...
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Diffusion across a Selectively Permeable Membrane

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
Lab groups fill a section of dialysis tubing with glucose and starch solutions and suspend it in a water bath. They use iodine as a starch indicator and a glucose test strip to find out if either of the materials crossed the selectively...
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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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Cell Organelles

For Students 7th - 12th
Now, this is a clever approach to understanding cell organelles; seven pairs of organelles are listed, and pupils write an explanation of how each pair cooperates to perform certain cell functions. Organelles include the nucleus,...
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Cell Membrane / Transport Drawing Project

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Biology buffs illustrate the workings of the cell membrane when they complete this checklist. Not only do they draw the structure, they also draw gradients and mechanisms for the transport of materials across the membrane. Your advanced...
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Cell Membrane Coloring Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
Use coloring to reinforce memory of the cell membrane structure. In addition, junior biologists answer fill-in-the-blank and short-answer questions detailing the function of the cell membrane. This worksheet is five pages long and...
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Investigating Factors That Affect Cell Membrane Permeability

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Cell membranes and the factors that affect its integrity are studied, with Beet tissue used as the model. A poster to display findings of the permeability of the membranes would clarify understanding and also allow a layer of language...
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The Cell Membrane

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Your students will love this PowerPoint! Great visuals will support understanding of membrane proteins, cell membranes, active transport, and diffusion. There are a lot of details on each page and all are relevant. The presentation could...
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Cellular Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The human body contains more than 200 types of cells, and plants contain many other unique types of cells. While a huge variety of cells exist, they appear to have very similar structures. A detailed presentation describes the structure...
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Cloning an Army of T Cells for Immune Defense

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do bodies fight infections and illnesses? An animation of the way T cells clone to fight an infection provides many details. The resource also provides an excellent written introduction and ideas for how to ensure pupils understand...
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Diffusion and Cell Size and Shape

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is your class ready to size up the topic of diffusion? Help them get cell shape savvy with a well-written handout. The resource covers how substances such as oxygen passively move through the cell membrane and how cell size and shape...
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Introduction to Osmosis

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A chicken egg is a very large cell—perfect for investigating osmosis! Scholars conduct an experiment with vinegar and eggs that helps them understand the process of osmosis. They follow the activity with an in-depth look at osmosis in...
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Can We Absorb Nanoparticle Pollutants?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Just because we can't see it doesn't mean it isn't there! A growing concern for environmental scientists is toxic nanoparticles in our air and water. Young scholars conduct an experiment to demonstrate how these particles can cross our...
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Observing Osmosis, Plasmolysis, and Turgor in Plant Cells

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Create the perfect conditions for osmosis. Young scholars use a microscope to observe plant cells exposed to distilled water or sodium chloride. They observe how osmosis creates turgid or plasmolyzed cells.
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Viral Lysis and Budding

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do some viruses spread so quickly, and why do they make us feel terrible? Answer these (and many more) questions through a simple yet impactful lessons. Pupils observe demonstrations that show the two methods viruses use to escape...
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Viral DNA Integration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do viruses hijack our cells to produce more viral particles? Junior immunologists model how viral RNA integrates into a host cell's DNA using pop beads and use interactive tools to explore a virus' genome. The teacher's guide...
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Eukaryotic Cells: The Factories of Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Eukaryotes include humans, animals, and plants. Scholars learn about the parts of eukaryotic cells. They design models of a store and match the correct function of each part to the function of a part of the cell. They review their...
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Inside the Cell Membrane

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Without the cell membrane, our cells just couldn't keep it together! What else does this multifunctional membrane do? Take a deeper look at the fluid mosaic model using a video from an expansive biology playlist. Topics include embedded...