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144 resources with the concept cell structure

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The Building Blocks of Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
During every moment of life, billions of cells are working tirelessly to keep you alive, not to mention all the cells in every blade of grass and other living things. Augment your middle school or high school unit on animal and plant...
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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 Structures and Their Functions

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Life science learners investigate live cells. They examine wet mount slides of cyanobacteria and Elodea plants. They peer into the dynamic microscopic world of protists. Afterward, they construct a model of a cell, including rudimentary...
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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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Cell Membrane Coloring Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
Use coloring to reinforce memory of the cell membrane structure. In addition, junior biologists answer fill-in-the-blank and short-answer questions detailing the function of the cell membrane. This learning exercise is five pages long...
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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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Parts of a Cell

For Students 9th - 12th
Most of the details about the cell structures in this video are given along with information about the function and their relationship with each other. Sal differentiates between eukaryotes and prokaryotes.
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Investigating Factors That Affect Cell Membrane Permeability

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Cell membranes and the factors that affect its integrity are studied, with Beet tissue used as the model. A poster to display findings of the permeability of the membranes would clarify understanding and also allow a layer of language...
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Basic Cell Structure

For Teachers 7th
Initially, general details about cells and single cell organisms are provided. Next, the concentration becomes cellular processes such as respiration, osmosis, diffusion, fission and mitosis.  This is an attractive PowerPoint which gives...
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How Seashells Are Made

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What do chalk and seashells have in common? They are both primarily calcium carbonate! Learn how sea creatures use crystalline structure to their advantage as they build their shell homes. An installment of a larger series on reactions...
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Plasma Membrane – Gateway to the Cell

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Just as skin covers your body limiting what can go in and out, plasma membranes cover cells to do the same. Scholars begin with a presentation that gives overview of the structure and function of plasma membranes. Then, they learn how...
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Cellular Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The human body contains more than 200 types of cells, and plants contain many other unique types of cells. While a huge variety of cells exist, they appear to have very similar structures. A detailed presentation describes the structure...
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Introduction to Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Welcome to Biology! Introduce pupils to a subject conceptualized by Aristotle in 300 BC through a presentation and worksheet. It covers the themes of biology, characteristics of life, the scientific method, microscopes, and measurements.
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The Proteasome and Protein Regulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is a proteasome? Like tiny trash compactors inside cells, proteasomes turn worn-out proteins into reusable amino acids! Explore the topic with a presentation and embedded simulations. The resource includes a teacher's reference and...
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Observing Osmosis, Plasmolysis, and Turgor in Plant Cells

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Create the perfect conditions for osmosis. Young scholars use a microscope to observe plant cells exposed to distilled water or sodium chloride. They observe how osmosis creates turgid or plasmolyzed cells.
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Edible Algae Models

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Sometimes it's okay to eat your science experiment. A hands-on activity has pupils create models for algae to learn about its cellular structure. The best part of the experiment? The resulting juice-filled gels are edible—yum!
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What van Leeuwenhoek Saw

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When van Leeuwenhoek saw cells and single-celled organisms for the first time, he knew these small things were a big deal! Share his discoveries with young learners through a narrated video, model-building activity, and scale study....
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Cell Membranes and Cell Transport

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Cells are busy places! How do things move around in such a tiny environment? Introduce young life scientists to the types of cellular transport through a video that is part of a large biology playlist. Animated characters demonstrate how...
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What's My Purpose in this Life?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Why are we here? Well, if you happen to be a Golgi body, the answer is simple! Young biologists embark upon a journey through the tiny world of cellular organelles with an engaging lesson from the K20 series. The activities open with an...
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Unique Features of Plant Cells

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In plants, vacuoles take up most of the space in a cell. The video explains what vacuoles are and their importance. It also discusses the function of the cell wall and plastids, both unique features of plant cells.
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Parts of the Eukaryotic Cell

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lipids found in your body include oils, fats, and hormones. The video discusses lipids and their importance to your body, wax, and vitamins. Then, it identifies and explains the job of each part of eukaryotic cells.
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Cell Diversity, Shape and Size

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do stem cells tell their kids they can grow up to be anything they want to be? The video discusses the large diversity in different types of stem cells and relates how shape and size determine function.
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Cell Membrane Color Sheet and Build a Cell Membrane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A cell of another color is still a cell. Pupils color a cell to identify its structures in the fourth segment of a seven-segment series. Groups work together to build a three-dimensional cell membrane segment, which is combined with...
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What Does A Cancer Cell Look Like?

For Students 9th - 12th
Have you ever wondered about the texture of a cell? It turns out the squishiness of a cell can be used to detect cancer. The video highlights cellular research that will hopefully one day help treat cancer.