Inside the Cell Membrane

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 structures in the membrane and cellular transport.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Perform the tried-and-true egg lab after watching the video
  • Use the video to highlight the cell membrane in an organelles lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Take some time to review cellular organelles before starting the video

  • The descriptions of the fluid mosaic model are spot-on
  • Engaging analogies help pupils relate to the content

  • None
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