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9 resources with the keyterm cell function

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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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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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THE CELL: DESIGN AND FUNCTION

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After studying the structure and functions of living cells using textbooks, internet or encyclopedias, young scholars prepare a PowerPoint presentation on cell structure and present it to the class.
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How Mutations Lead to Changes in Cell Structure and Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate how mutations lead to changes in cell structure and function. They construct an oligonucleotide, identify a protein sequence, design a step-by-step mechanism of how they think cells repair damaged DNA, and prepare...
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Charlie and the Cell City

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the major components of the cell and their function through an adventure inside the cell with an imaginary little guy named "Charlie." Through the use of the Internet and viewing a video, students identify...
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The Different Jobs of Cells

For Students 7th - 12th
In this cells activity, students review different types of cells including their different functions and shapes. This activity has 6 matching and 3 short answer questions.
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"What If?" A Jigsaw Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, in groups, consider a scenario in which some structure of a cell has been changed. They explore how structural change affects the function of a cell and create a visual aid to illustrate their observations.
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Cell Community

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use technology to review cell structure and function. In this cells less, 7th graders review the parts and functions of a cell, and use photography/video and PowerPoint to enhance their explorations.