This unit contains resources, such as slide shows, worksheets, and projects, on cells for high school biology students. Some resources could be used with younger students as well.

This unit is part of the Developing Biology course.

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This resource is a powerpoint presentation explaining the parts of the cell, using the metaphor of a school. I've removed the photos of some individuals at the original school, so you'll have to fill them in with photos from your own. This resource is part of the Developing Biology course which contains units on Microscopes; Biochemistry; Cells; Cellular Transport; DNA; Photosynthesis and Respiration; Mitosis and Meiosis; Genetics; and Evolution.
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Slideshow: Homeostasis

by Robert Lucas

This resource is a short powerpoint presentation on homeostasis. This resource is part of the Developing Biology course which contains units on Microscopes; Biochemistry; Cells; Cellular Transport; DNA; Photosynthesis and Respiration; Mitosis and Meiosis; Genetics; and Evolution.
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This resource contains a graphic organizer in which students are given the name of an organelle and instructed to write 1) its function, 2) type of cell found in and location within the cell, 3) its function in the cell/school metaphor, and 4) draw a picture. There are 10 of these, and you can add and subtract as necessary. This resource is part of the Developing Biology course which contains units on Microscopes; Biochemistry; Cells; Cellular Transport; DNA; Photosynthesis and Respiration; Mitosis and Meiosis; Genetics; and Evolution.
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This resource is a writing prompt in which students decide and explain which type of organelle is most like their personality. This resource is part of the Developing Biology course which contains units on Microscopes; Biochemistry; Cells; Cellular Transport; DNA; Photosynthesis and Respiration; Mitosis and Meiosis; Genetics; and Evolution.
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Project: Edible Cell

by Robert Lucas

In this project, students make a cell, including organelles, out of edible materials. This folder contains a rubric and student planning worksheet. This resource is part of the Developing Biology course which contains units on Microscopes; Biochemistry; Cells; Cellular Transport; DNA; Photosynthesis and Respiration; Mitosis and Meiosis; Genetics; and Evolution.
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