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Learn that cells are the building blocks of life

Student Application

Play "cell-ebrity" squares to learn about the structure and functions of plant and animal cells.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will learn cells are the building blocks that are essential for life. All living things are made of cells. Cells are the smallest and most basic unit in living matter.
  2. Students will understand every living thing has five basic functions: (1) to grow and develop, (2) to use energy, (3)to reproduce, (4)to respond to their...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Edible cell. Pour liquidized lemon Jell-O into separate zip-style plastic bags (animal cells) and some of the Jell-O into square plastic containers (plant cells). Add to the bags fruit to represent each organelle grapes for the nucleus, lemon wedges for the mitochondria, raisins for chloroplasts, etc. Refrigerate overnight. Have students ...

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