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130 reviewed resources for cell theory

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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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Unit 3 Cell Structures: Cell Theory & Organelles

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine cell structures in depth. They decide what grade they want to work for and do the assignments for that grade. They complete various assignments on cell theory and organelles.
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Cells and the Cell Membrane

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate the properties of cell membranes by isolating the membrane surrounding chicken eggs. They set up an experiment by placing eggs in a vinegar solution for three days. A powerpoint lecture emphasizes the structure of...
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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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The Cell: A Complete Unit

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the scientists who lead to the development of the cell theory. They comprehend the basic structure and functions of the eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell, animal and plant cells. Students gain practice in using the...
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Lesson Plan: The Cell- A Historical Perspective

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars discover the impact the invention of the microscope had on scientific discovery as well as the concept of spontaneous generation and the cell theory. Students examine these scientific concepts through a WebQuest and by...
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Cells & Their Function

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students review cell theory, identify major organelles found in typical cell, describe function of each major organelle, compare plant and animal cells, and demostrate understanding that cancer is caused by uncontrolled division of cells.
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Plant and Animal Cells

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders compare and contrast plant and animal cells. In this biology lesson, 7th graders research about the development of the cell theory. They prepare a creative presentation of their research findings such as a brochure or...
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Cell Theory

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students 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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The Cell Cycle and Mitosis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What a packed lesson! Provide your class with the opportunity to learn about the cell cycle in several exciting ways. Biologists first learn about the theory behind mitosis, then proceed to view onion tips under the microscope and create...
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Development of the Cell

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore the development of the cell. They write in their MOS logs. Students describe the three parts of a cell and their functions. They explore the historical development of the cell and research the Cell Theory. Pupils describe...
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Understanding Cells

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify and define several related vocabulary terms. Students complete a short lab and complete the questions. Students create a cell crossword puzzle and play cell computer games through the included links.
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The Human Cheek Cell

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students list the parts of cell theory and describe and define vocabulary.  In this cell lesson students complete a handout that includes sketching a cell. 
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Hands-on Cells

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers review the components of a cell and the differences between plant and animal cells by creating a three-dimensional model of each type of cell. In small groups, they use modeling clay and household object to construct...
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Plant and Animal Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Incorporate multiple facets of the cell into your next high school lab! Through an introduction to cell organelles, class members observe each cell type and draw visuals to further demonstrate understanding of cellular processes in both...
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Cell Structure and Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the main ideas of different cell theories. Using a microscope, they compare and contrast the structures and functions of prokaryotes and eukaryotes. They also compare and contrast animal and plant cells and complete...
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7th Science Quiz

For Teachers 7th - 8th
This seventh grade life science quiz has a professional appearance and well-written multiple-choice questions. However, it seems to cover too broad a variety of biology topics for only 15 questions to fully assess. There is one question...
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Cell Theory, Plant And Animal Cell Comparison

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders study plant and animal cells.  In this investigative lesson students draw their own animal cells and label them. 
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Home as a Cell

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students correlate a series of items with the organelles of a cell. They compare the school to a cell, and create a drawing that compares the cell structure with their home.
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Travel Brochure for a Cell

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a brochure to entice readers to 'visit' their cell organelles and functions 'amusement park'. Students use humor and 'roadside attractions' for an inspiration - 'visit the ribosomes to watch proteins synthesized before...
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Cell Organelles

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students simulate a working cell by making a model. In this cell organelles lesson, students research the cell and create a model of a cell cross section.  Students make observations as they navigate an online site showing the inside of...
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WHAT IS A CELL?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the function and structures of cells, including plant and animal cells. They explore cell parts including cell wall, ribosomes, chromosomes, nucleoid, plasmids, flagella, pilli, and plasma membrane, cel
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Lesson 7: Cells

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students complete activities to explain and apply cell theory.
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What is a Cell?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students create a timeline about the development of the cell theory. In this biology lesson, students observe different cell samples under a microscope. They draw their observations and complete a lab report.

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