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13 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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For Teachers 9th - 12th
After studying the structure and functions of living cells using textbooks, internet or encyclopedias, high schoolers 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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Exploring the Cell Structure and Function

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study basic cell structure. In this cell structure lesson, students analyze the components of a cell. Students virtually explore cell structure using Second Life.
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Charlie and the Cell City

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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 components...
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For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore their own EKG graph. In this circulation system lesson, students create a graph of their own heart's electrical activity using an EKG probe that measures the heart's electric action. Students sketch the graph that shows...
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The Different Jobs of Cells

For Students 7th - 12th
In this cells worksheet, learners review different types of cells including their different functions and shapes. This worksheet has 6 matching and 3 short answer questions.
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Inside A Cell

For Students 9th - 12th
In this biology website, high schoolers identify and describe the inside of a cell and its functions in the body. Then they explain how cells communicate and what happens if the communication is disrupted.
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"What If?" A Jigsaw Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers, 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. For this cells less, 7th graders review the parts and functions of a cell, and use photography/video and PowerPoint to enhance their explorations.
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Where Do Plants Get Matter to Build Their Bodies

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discuss the location of plant growth material. They view a seed that has been cut in half. Students design an experiment to test whether soil, water, or the seed is the source of the plant material. Students perform their...