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905 resources with the concept cells

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Cell Theory

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Young scholars state the three parts of cell theory. They identify the roles of the nucleus and cell membrane. They take notes from the overhead on cell theory. They answer true/false questions about cell theory.
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It's Okay to Exhale: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students will observe the differences between photosynthesis and cellular respiration. Then they observe the links due to climate changes and relate how climate change affects their lives.
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The Giant Cell

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After actively participating in a unit on cells, the students act out and become the organelles. They will act out and explain the functions of what each of the organelles do for the cell.
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Spotlight on Photovoltaics and Fuel Cells

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students utilize Internet resources to uncover the pros and cons of two topics in alternative energy technology: photovoltaics and fuel cells. Students analyze the structure and function of each system to make observations about the...
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Teaching Biotechnology With Models

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students are introduced to biotechnology by using models. The teacher uses A Sourcebook of Biotechnology Activities, Rasmussen and Matheson project co directors. One of the activities in the book is: students use a scale models to very...
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Extraction of DNA from Onion

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students experiment with DNA by isolating it from plant tissue. They investigate whole onions to prepare DNA. They complete the experiment to examine the structural characteristics of DNA.
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Cell Transformation in Tobacco Leaf Disks

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students review the basic principles of plant cell structure, tissue culture, sterile technique, and cell transformation. Next students complete a plant transformation experiment using whole plant material in order to view evidence of...
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Generation of Action Potentials in Nitella Giant Algal Cells

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students observe cytoplasmic streaming in Nitella cells. They examine the conduction of a wave of depolarization across other membranes, such as the axons of neurons. Students predict the effects of sending a small electric current...
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The Journey of a Red Blood Cell

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine how a red blood cell travels throughout the body. Using a model, they follow the flow of blood throughout the entire body. They identify the functions of the lungs and discuss the difference of the blood entering...
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Study of the Cell

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students draw a diagram to show the fluid mosaic model of a membrane. They explain how hydrophobic and hydrophilic properties help membranes hold their shape. They identify the functions of different cell membrane proteins as well.
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"Attack A Cell, Any Cell" Disease Unit

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use the Internet to gather information about a disease. They also discuss in groups how diseases are a worldwide problem and brainstorm ideas they can help. They create an informational packet on the disease they researched.
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Using Multimedia to Identify Cell Parts

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students observe a multimedia presentation to assess the importance of microscopes in cellular investigations. They discover the cell's parts and their functions. They compare and contrast animal and plant cells.
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Notes on Cell Organelles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners record information and write journal entries on the structure and function of cell organelles while viewing a Powerpoint presentation.
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Lesson 7: Cells

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students complete activities to explain and apply cell theory.
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Plant And Animal Cells

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify parts of plant and animal cells and describe the functions of each part. They distinguish between plant and animal cells. After a lecture/demo, students perform experiments which help them construct models of plant and...
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The Inside Story- Cells, Organs, and Systems of the Human Body

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the human body from cell level to the inter-relationships of the systems in this unit. Students practice study skills throughout the unit.
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What Makes Me Who I Am?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze their genetics and look closely at cell interaction within their bodies in this unit. Students publish and share picture books.