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Cells Are Building Blocks

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Investigate the parts and functions of animal and plant cells. Observe slides on which different types of cells are displayed and answer questions on a related worksheet. Construct a cell model using household items such as pasta and...
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Plant Cell Crime Scene

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Use science to solve the mystery of the Poplar murder. Pupils use forensic botany to determine if a suspect could be the killer. By analyzing images from a Transmission Electron Microscope, learners determine if the material found on the...
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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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Differentiating Cells

For Teachers 7th Standards
Feeling confined by your current cell-teaching strategies? Try an interactive inquiry-based plan! Young cellular biologists explore the different types of cells, plus their structures and functions in a hands-on computer modeling...
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Cellular Models

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Each student construct a model of a cell on a large cookie, including the parts which were discussed during lecture.? Half of the class will be instructed to make plant cell models and the other half will be in charge of animal cell...
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Bread Cells

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine plant and animal cells. In this plant and animal cell lesson, 5th graders define what cells are, label their parts, and describe how plant and animal cells are different. They observe cells at a number of web sites,...
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How to: Build a Plant Cell

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars build a 3-dimensional model of a plant cell with household objects. In this plant biology lesson, students construct replica plant cells in groups of three. After completing their projects, young scholars share their...
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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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Plant and Animal Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Incorporate multiple facets of the cell into your next high school lab! Through an introduction to cell organelles, class members observe each cell type and draw visuals to further demonstrate understanding of cellular processes in both...
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For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the structure and functions of plant and animal cells. For this plant and animal cell biology lesson, 4th graders view several multimedia presentations illustrating the structure and functions of cell. Students...
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The Cell as a System

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students review cell structures and investigate how the components of a cell operate as a system. They compare a plant and animal cell and then make a model of a cell. Students begin to understand the cell as a system by exploring a...
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Cell Biology

For Teachers 7th
Identify the different cell organelles in prokaryotes. Modelling the cells using Jell-o and candies will be a fun way to experience the cell in a hands-on way (different to using play-doh!). They observe cells under a microscope and draw...
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Constructing a Cell

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders, in groups, make a model of a plant or animal cells and represent each of the organelles in the cell.
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For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create model cells using gelatin, toothpicks, and various fruits to represent organelles. Then, students observe their models and complete a Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting plant and animal cells.
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Photosynthesis—Life's Primary Energy Source

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Wouldn't it be great if you could produce your own food? Scholars learn about the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in plants. They consider how to use photosynthesis as a model of an efficient system and how to apply...
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Living Organisms All Around Us

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study organisms that exist in the world and what they are made up of. They participate in a nature walk, a presentation, a drawing of an animal and plant cell, draw a ecosystem, and fill out a Punnett square.
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Slimy Cells

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students create three-dimensional cell models. They may choose to make either a plant or animal cell but must use a Ziploc bag as the cell membrane, slime for the cytoplasm, and strawberry baskets for the cell wall if making a plant...
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Cell Wall Recipe: A Lesson on Biofuels

For Teachers 7th - 12th
First, beginning biologists extract DNA from wheat. Then they use paper strip DNA strands to model possible DNA sequences. They arrange strips to construct a cell wall model. The intent is to get your class thinking about how scientists...
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Making a Model of the Cell

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students construct a cell model. In this cell lesson plan, students gather materials at home and design a free standing, 3 dimensional cell model in class. Students must include listed cell structures, a key and a description of the type...
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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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Cell Structures

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students differentiate between a prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell and give examples of both types. They differentiate between a plant and animal cell. Students will be able to name features common to both as well as unique features of each.
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Jello Cells

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create a three dimensional model of a cell. In this cellular structure instructional activity, students use gelatin, plastic bags, plastic containers, and fruit to construct a model of a cell. They compare the cells...
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Those Cells Look Good Enough to Eat

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the parts of the cell. In this cell lesson, students use foods to create cell models that represent the nucleus, cytoplasm, cell membrane, mitochondria, ribosomes, vacuoles, endoplasmic reticulum, and Golgi bodies...
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Introduction To Cell Structure and Function: What's Inside a Cell?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders are introduced to the cell and some of its parts. Through the use of video, 10th graders see animal and plants cells and their parts. They learn terms used to explain the cell.

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