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249 resources with the keyterm cells

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Is It Alive?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders define the boundaries of living organisms. They determine what makes something a living organism and identify factors that constitute "living." Pupils write a conclusion about the evidence they found that yeast is alive...
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Cell Transformation in Tobacco Leaf Disks

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners review the basic principles of plant cell structure, tissue culture, sterile technique, and cell transformation. Next students complete a plant transformation experiment using whole plant material in order to view evidence of...
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Generation of Action Potentials in Nitella Giant Algal Cells

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students observe cytoplasmic streaming in Nitella cells. They examine the conduction of a wave of depolarization across other membranes, such as the axons of neurons. Students predict the effects of sending a small electric current...
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The Journey of a Red Blood Cell

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine how a red blood cell travels throughout the body. Using a model, they follow the flow of blood throughout the entire body. They identify the functions of the lungs and discuss the difference of the blood entering...
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Study of the Cell

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students draw a diagram to show the fluid mosaic model of a membrane. They explain how hydrophobic and hydrophilic properties help membranes hold their shape. They identify the functions of different cell membrane proteins as well.
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"Attack A Cell, Any Cell" Disease Unit

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use the Internet to gather information about a disease. They also discuss in groups how diseases are a worldwide problem and brainstorm ideas they can help. They create an informational packet on the disease they researched.
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Lesson 7: Cells

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students complete activities to explain and apply cell theory.
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Plant And Animal Cells

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars identify parts of plant and animal cells and describe the functions of each part. They distinguish between plant and animal cells. After a lecture/demo, students perform experiments which help them construct models of...
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What Makes Me Who I Am?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze their genetics and look closely at cell interaction within their bodies in this unit. Students publish and share picture books.