Cell TableWhat object is shaped like a box, a coil, a corkscrew, a cube, an octopus, a rod, a saucer, a star, or a blob of jelly?

(Answer = the cell) A cell is the tiny building block that makes up all living things.


Cell in a Bag:
1. Fill your bag with items that have a similar function to the following organelles: vacuole, mitochondria, cytoplasm, nucleus, nuclear membrane, ribosome; (optional: cloroplast).
2. Fill out the worksheet that justifies the function of the object to the function of the organelle.
3. Return the worksheet and the bag on Wed, March 24th.

mitosis information Learn about the process of body cell division
Mitosis: Mitosis animation
Cells Alive: Interactive Cells
Another great CELL site
Look inside a cell! (very cool!)J
Diagram of Plant and Animal Cell:Diagram of Plant and Animal Cell
Definitions for Cell Parts
Cell Table
Cell Theory and "What makes something alive?"

List 1 - Vocabulary words: You have the definitions in your science journal OR they can be found on the above websites.
cell (the tiny building blocks that make up all living things)
cytoplasm
vacuole
organelles
cell wall
chloroplast
cell membrane
nucleus
mitochondria
nuclear membrane
ribosome
Anton Van Leeuwenhoek (discovered a "whole new world" that couldn't be seen without magnification)
Robert Hooke (He looked at a slice of cork and named the tiny parts "cells". He was the first person to study cells.)

List 2 - Vocabulary words:
eukaryotic
prokaryotic
DNA
Chromosome
gene
mitosis
mieosis
gamete
zygote
prophase
metaphase
anaphase
telephase
*You will also need to know the words from "list 1"

Cells

Animal Cell
Animal Cell
Plant Cell
Plant Cell