The Endomembrane System

Has your class wondered about the eccentricities of the endomembrane system? A video segment helps pupils investigate the nuclear membrane, smooth and rough endoplasmic reticulum, and Golgi apparatus. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Construct a three-dimensional endomembrane system with edible ingredients and/or art supplies
  • Have the class research dysfunctions of the endomembrane system and present their findings to the other class members
Classroom Considerations

  • Make sure individuals do not consume edible candies used in the activity due to possible bacterial contamination
Pros

  • Discusses one piece of the cell in the segment, allowing time to pursue each individual piece to ensure the class understands the complete organism
  • Video length allows for adaptation or modification
Cons

  • None
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