Cell Structure & Function

Cell Prezis

Ms. Noderer’s Cell Structure Prezi

Review Games

Cell Craft

Bioman: Cell Biology Games

MegaCell comic book and organelle game from NobelPrize.org

Simulations & Tutorials

What is a Cell– identifying different types of cells

Explore a Cell– cell organelles

Cells Alive!

Bioengineering– Making new cells to repair a knee

Videos

Video 1: A Tour of the Cell (Bozeman Biology on YouTube)

Video 2: Why Are Cells Small?

Video 3:  The Cell Membrane

Bonus Video: Bacteria

Bonus Video: Viruses

Unit Guide

Key Learning: All living things are made up of one or more cells.  Cells come in a variety of shapes and sizes that suit their diverse functions.  Cell membranes help organisms maintain homeostasis by controlling what substances enter or leave cells.

UEQ:  How can we describe the relationship between structure and function in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells?

**NOTE: See unit 1 for additional concepts taught in this unit for this year.

Concept 1: Cell Structure & Function

  • What is the relationship between the structure and function of the major cell organelles found in a eukaryotic cell?
  • What similarities and differences exist between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells?

Concept 2: Cell Transport

  • How does the cell membrane regulate the movement of materials into and out of the cell?
  • How do concentration gradients impact the movement of materials across the cell membrane?
  • What are the similarities and differences between active and passive transport?
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