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249 resources with the keyterm cells

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Observing Osmosis

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate osmosis using egg cells with the shells removed. In this osmosis lesson plan, students remove the shell of an egg by letting it soak in vinegar for two days. They take measurements and observe the cell. They soak the...
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Cell City Analogy

For Students 8th - 11th
In this cell analogy worksheet, students are given a story about a city that produced widgets. They compare this to a cell and identify the parts of the cell that are analogous to the parts of the city. They then create their own cell...
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Sweet 16 Cell Biology Tournament

For Students 8th - 10th
For this cell structures worksheet, students review the parts of a cell using a "tournament" with brackets. They follow rules for each bracket to determine which cell structures "advance" to the next round.
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The Magic School Bus Inside Ralphie

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students learn along with Ms. Frizzle's class. In this Magic School Bus lesson plan, students discover that skin protects our bodies the way apple skin protects an apple.
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For Students 5th - 7th
In this microviewer worksheet, students observe several types of cells. Students draw each type of cell and label the important parts. Students also answer questions relatable to the cell and the purpose for study.
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Germination Inhibitors

For Students 7th - 9th
In germination experiment worksheet, students conduct the following lab activity. Students determine the effects of another tomato on germinating seeds. Students answer the following questions to analyze their experiment.
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How HIV Infects Cells

For Students 8th - 9th
In this how HIV infects cells worksheet, students read the given information about how HIV infects cells. Students explain the role of various structures in HIV infection. Students design a drug that might slow the rate of cellular...
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"Cells" Reading Comprehension-- Informational Passages

For Students 5th - 6th
In this reading for information activity, students read a detailed one page text about cells of the human body. Students answer 5 comprehension and 5 vocabulary questions.
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Life Cycle - Human Biology

For Teachers 9th
In this life cycle worksheet, 9th graders complete 3 different procedures that distinguish viruses and bacteria and inherited characteristics. First, they read the background excerpt given about bacteria and viruses. Then, students cut...
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Cells Are Us

For Students 7th
In these life science worksheets students examine cells and cell structure. Students use microscopes to draw what they observe when looking at cellular structure.
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Ryan Moran's Biology Word Search Puzzle

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this advanced biology terminology worksheet, students research, define and discuss forty one extensive terms dealing with cells and then locate and circle each term in a word search puzzle.
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It's Alive!! Or, Is It?

For Students 7th - 8th
For this cell worksheet, students complete 5 word scrambles and 8 true-false questions about the characteristics of living organisms and compounds found within cells.
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Cells: The Basic Units of Life

For Students 7th - 10th
In this cell instructional activity, students identify the function of 4 different parts of a cell, complete 4 word connections, and complete a word puzzle about cells.
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You...Instead of the Onion Skin

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students observe their own epithelial cells from the inside linings of their cheeks using DigiScope technology. They prepare a slide with both onion cells and epithelial cells and make an illustrated booklet for a PowerPoint presentation...
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Viewing Bacteria

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the characteristics harmful and helpful bacteria and observe structures within the bacterial cells. They use micro-slide viewers to observe the shapes of various bacteria and the structures within the bacterial cell.
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the cell and cell processes. They create "cytoplasm", make a model of the cell and its organelles, and simulate the osmosis and the diffusion of materials into and out of the cell.
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Relating Structure to Function in Cells

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders investigate specialized structures in both plants and animals. They relate structure to function, as they determine why the specialization is necessary and useful to the living organisms involved. They use microscopes...
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Cytoplasm Celebration

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a model of a cell using everyday household items. They view digital microscope images of cells and cell parts, watch an online video, create a cell model out of household images, and record their presentation using a...
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The Building Blocks of Life: Cell Building

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students view a short video from They then construct parts of a cell by building a model of an animal and plant cell using regular household materials.
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A Pox No Longer Upon Us

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research the development and use of vaccines. They examine historical documents for qualitative observations and the basis of immunization. They examine primary and secondary immune responses as they relate to the...
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Cell Observation Exercise

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take measurements of the distance between the objective and the slide when in focus with each objective. They determine the diameter of the field of view at each power in order to determine the size of the cells being observed.
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What's Outside the Cell Membrane ?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the cell coats (matrix) of chondrocytes and fibroblasts and observe these cells actively exclude particles which are released around them. They observe the function of the cell membrane as a gatekeeper as it prevents...
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Community Cell

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore parts and functions of the cell, and create models of assigned organelles.
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Cells All Around

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students measure the size of an epithelial cell and to estimate the number of epithelial cells in a given area of the body. After watching a video on cells, student groups perform an experiment using a microscope to view some of their...