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Curipod generated lesson: "Cells ". #5-7

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1. Open question
180 seconds
Should scientists be allowed to manipulate cells to create new life forms, even if there are unknown risks to society?
2. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is the smallest unit of life?
3. Slide
60 seconds
Cells are the smallest unit of life and are found in all living things. Cells are made up of smaller parts that work together to keep the organism alive. Cells come in many shapes and sizes, and each type of cell has a special job to do.
Cells - The Building Blocks of Life
4. Slide
60 seconds
Cell: A small, microscopic structure that is the basic unit of life. Cells are made of various components including a nucleus, mitochondria, and cell membrane. Organelles: Small structures within a cell that have specific functions. Examples include the nucleus, mitochondria, and ribosomes. Cell Theory: A scientific theory that states that all living organisms are composed of cells, cells are the basic unit of life, and cells come from pre-existing cells.
5. Slide
60 seconds
Most of the cells in the human body are red blood cells, which are too small to be seen without a microscope. Cells are so small that a single drop of liquid contains millions of them. Cells are able to communicate with each other by releasing and detecting chemical signals.
Did you know?
6. Open question
300 seconds
What is the purpose of cells?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What are the differences between plant and animal cells?
8. Open question
300 seconds
How does the structure of a cell help it carry out its functions?
9. Open question
300 seconds
What do you think is the most important function of cells?
10. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw an octopus sitting in a chair and reading a book.
11. Drawings
1260 seconds
Question: You are a scientist studying cells. How can you explain the structure and function of cells to someone else? Clues: • Remember that cells are the basic building blocks of life. • Look for similarities between cells and other things such as a factory or a city. • Understand that cells have different roles and parts to play. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Create a drawing that explains the structure and function of cells. B. Work in pairs and explain your drawing to each other.
12. Poll
60 seconds
What is the basic unit of life?
  • Cell
  • Atom
  • Molecule
13. Poll
60 seconds
What are the two main types of cells?
  • Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic
  • Animal and Plant
  • Red blood cells and White blood cells
14. Poll
60 seconds
Which organelle is known as the powerhouse of the cell?
  • Mitochondria
  • Nucleus
  • Ribosome
15. Poll
60 seconds
What is the outermost layer that encloses all cells called?
  • Cell membrane
  • Cytoplasm
  • Organelle
16. Poll
60 seconds
Which type of cell does not have a nucleus?
  • Prokaryotic
  • Eukaryotic
  • Animal
17. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are the three main parts of a cell?

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