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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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Study Jams! Animal Cells

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Using stunning computer imagery, this resource introduces life science learners to cells. It zeros in on the animal cell and the function of its more prominent organelles. Additional support is offered in the form of a self-assessment...
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Cell Art

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Combine art and science with this cell structure assignment. Learners depict a cell diagram, including the organelles, imitating a specific artist's style. 
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Cell and Cell Structure

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Does anyone remember seeing the movie Fantastic Voyage? This app is reminiscent of that imaginary journey through the human body, but in this case, venture even further into individual cells!
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Cell Celebration!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Are you eukaryotic? (Answer: Yes.) The first of six installments in the Cells units teaches pupils about the similarities and differences of prokaryotes and eukaryotes. It also covers the functions of various cell components in both...
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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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Visualizing Cells

For Students 8th - 12th
A robotic voice narrates as text and images appear to create a graphic organizer. First, the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells is described. The plasma membrane, cytoskeleton, nucleus, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum,...
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Cell 3: Organelles B

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students, after researching cells, construct a model cell. They explain the structure and function of eukaryotic organelles in a presentation. In addition, they create their own analogies to describe the structure and function of...
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Cells and Their Organelles

For Students 6th - 12th
Introduce your learners to cells and organelles with this resource. This series of handouts and images asks young scientists to read short informational paragraphs, answer identification questions, and color and label diagrams of an...
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Human Cheek Cell

For Students 8th - 10th
Get up close and personal with human cells with this lab worksheet. Learners use a microscope to examine their own cheek cells, drawing diagrams of the cells and identifying the parts when they have focused in on a visible specimen....
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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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iCell

For Students 5th - 12th
View attractive, three-dimensional models of an animal cell, a bacterium, or a plant cell. Suspended in a translucent, undulating cytoplasm, are all of the major organelles for life science learners to examine. They can zoom in, click on...
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Cell Construction Lab

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
An introduction and general requirements for creating a model of a plant or animal cell are provided for basic biology learners. It includes a list of which organelles must be crafted as well as a parent signature tear-off and an empty...
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Cellular Organelles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Despite their microscopic size, eukaryotic cells are probably one of the most complex systems ever! Explore the structure and function of the major organelles of eukaryotic cells — the nucleus, ER, ribosomes, golgi complex, lysosomes,...
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A Tour of the Cell

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Adult humans are made of around 40 trillion cells that can't be seen these without some really powerful microscopes! Learners tour both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, learning how their structures are similar and different, and then...
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Edible Cell Model Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Science has never tasted so sweet! Engage young scholars in exploring the anatomy of the cell with a fun life science project. Choosing to focus on either plants or animals, students create edible cell models with a key that identifies...
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What Are Cells?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Energize the cells of young biologists with an edible life science activity. Engaging learners in exploring the inner workings of plant and animal cells, this activity involves using colored jello and various sweet and tasty treats to...
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Tour of the Cell 2

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
As your class views each slide, they will be introduced to the organelles and structure of the cell.  Details about structure and function are given and also some trivia about their frequency and population. There is also some...
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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 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 Biology

For Teachers 7th
Identify the different cell organelles in prokaryotes. Modelling the cells using Jell-o and candies will be a fun way to experience the cell in a hands-on way (different to using play-doh!). They observe cells under a microscope and draw...
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Animal Cell Construction

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Using a piece of pink paper as the cytoplasm of an animal cell, beginning biologists color and cut out organelles on the handout to glue onto their cell models. Afterward, they create a list of the structures and describe the function of...
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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.
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Cell Works

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars observe slides of cork cells and discuss the use of microscopes. They view a power point presentation on "Looking Inside Cells" and take notes aligned with the PPT presentation. They collaborate with a partner to create an...

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