Eukaryopolis - The City of Animal Cells

The narrator of this video relates animal cells and their organelles to a city. He then explains what the organelles do for cells, where they are located, and why they are important. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use video to introduce parts of animal cells 
  • Provide a notes sheet to record information
  • Support vocabulary and concepts in video with follow-up activities, labs, and discussions
Classroom Considerations

  • The instructor tries to relate to high school learners through his examples - sex hormones, snot, and a liver breaking down champagne 
  • Fourth in a series of 40 related videos
Pros

  • Includes embedded links to other videos on plant cells, cell membranes and transport, biomolecules, protein synthesis, and others
Cons

  • Video contains a tremendous amount of information which may overwhelm some students
Common Core

NGSS