Blueprint Skills

Key:  I=Introduced, D=Developing, M=Mastered, A=Assessed

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Kindergarten Cell Structure and Function

The student will investigate the structure and function of plant and animal cells


 

Key

 

I

Assemble and take apart objects to determine that most things are made up of parts.

How Your Body Works Game

I Know That Cells

Decorate the Dollhouse

Spatial Concepts

Alien Assembly Required

Cosmic Combos

I

Observe and describe what happens when an object is missing a part.

Parts of You Lesson Plan

 

Grade 1 Cell Structure and Function

 

The student will investigate the structure and function of plant and animal cells.


 

Key

 

I

Use magnifiers to observe smaller parts of larger objects.

Electron Microscope

D

Observe and describe what happens when an object loses a part.

Plant Parts

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Key

 Grade 2 Cell Structure and Function

 The student will investigate the structure and function of plant and animal cells.

D

Use magnifiers to study smaller parts of animals and identify their functions.

Magnify It! Lesson Plan

Magnify

Butterfly Stages                                                                                                   

Butterfly Cycle

Fruit Fly Activity
BBC Schools:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/living_things.shtml

D

Use magnifiers to observe and describe what occurs when a plant or an animal loses a specific part.

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Grade 3 Cell Structure and Function 

The student will investigate the structure and function of plant and animal cells.


 

Key

 

M

Use magnifiers to study the smaller parts of plants and identify their functions.

The Great Plant Escape
Anatomy of Plants Printouts

Microscope Parts

Electron microscope 

A

Identify the part that belongs to a specific plant or animal.

Label parts of a plant    Parts of a flowering plant   Labeling parts of a plant (scroll down to label plant parts)

M

Use magnifiers to observe and describe what occurs when a plant loses a specific part (e.g., leaves, roots).

Virtual Cell

A

Identify the part that is missing from a specific plant or animal.
Cell Structure

D

Recognize that smaller parts of organisms are essential to their well being.

Tour of Human Body
How Cells Work
The Cell Design and Function

A

Identify the function of specific plant and animal parts.

The Eukaryote Cell: A Virtual Tour (Grade 5+)

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Grade 4 Cell Structure and Function 

The student will investigate the structure and function of plant and animal cells.


 

Key

 

I

Examine a variety of plant and animal cells.

Plant, Animal and Bacteria Cell Models

How big is a cell?

Interactive Plant Cell

Plant Cells

Animal Cells   

A

Identify the function of specific plant and animal parts.

Vascular Plants
How Cells Work
The Cell Design and Function
Cell Parts Quiz

Skin Cells Quiz

The process of plants - Webquest

A

Recognize the basic structure of plant and animal cells.

Cell Inspector

.Tour  of the cell

A

Identify animal and plant cell structures and functions.

Plant cell model

Animal cell model
Micro organism
How Cells Work
The Cell Design and Function

Plant Cell Structure

Parts of a plant

Life Cycle of a Plant

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Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function

The student will investigate the structure and function of plant and animal cells.


 

Key

 

D

Draw and label the basic structures of plant and animal cells (i.e., cell wall, cell membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus, and chloroplasts).

Cells Quiz

Cells Alive! Plant cells

Cells Alive! Animal Cells
Cell Inspector

D

Compare and contrast the basic structures of plant and animal cells (i.e., cell membrane, cytoplasm, and nucleus)

I Can Do That!

A

Identify basic structures of plant and animal cells.

Who Wants to be an Animal Classification Millionaire?

Inside A Cell

I Know That!

I Know That: http://www.iknowthat.com/ScienceIllustrations/cell/science_desk.html

Beacon Learning Center: http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/WebLessons/MixedUpCells/default.htm

Internet Resources:  http://www.caosclub.org/totalcaos/members/caosho27.html

http://myschoolhouse.com/courses/O/1/70.asp

 

 

A

Compare and contrast basic structures and functions of plant and animal cells.

Making sense of the Species

Plant Sleuth

Similarities and Differences among Living Things

Life Science Safari

Cell Structure and Function

Cell Reproduction
Internet resource: 
http://www.caosclub.org/totalcaos/members/caosho27.html

 

A

Distinguish between single cell and multicellular organisms.

Virtual Electron Microscope

Internet Resource:  http://www.teachersdomain.org/resources/tdc02/sci/life/stru/lp_cell/index.html  

I

Differentiate among cells, tissues, organs, and systems.
Body Systems Happy Game

Cells, tissues, and membranes review and quiz

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Grade 7 Cell Structure and Function

The student will investigate the structure and function of plant and animal cells.


 

Key

STATE #

CHAPTER #

 

D

 

C-3

Design and construct a hierarchy among cells, tissues, organs, and systems.

 Cells, Tissues, Organs, Systems Lessons

A

 

C-3

Determine the relationships among cells, tissues, organs, and systems given a diagram and identify the function of organ systems.

A

 

C-3

Recognize basic structures that most cells share (i.e., nucleus, cytoplasm, and cell membrane).

CELLS alive!

http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/plntcell.htm

 

A

 

C-3

Distinguish between plant and animal cells.

Plant and Animal Cells

A

 

C-3

Identify major cell organelles and their functions.
Virtual Cell Tour

D

 

C-3

Sequence a series of diagrams depicting the stages of cell division in plant and animal cells.
Cell Cams

A

 

C-4

Sequence a series of diagrams depicting the movement of chromosomes during mitosis.

Mitosis Interactive

Meiosis and Mitosis
Meiosis Animation
Microscope Images - Plant
Microscope Images - Animal
Matching - Animal Cells
Matching - Plant Cells

I

 

C-4

Design models to illustrate how materials move between cells and their environment.

A

 

C-4

Predict the movement of substances through osmosis or diffusion across the cell membrane, given solutions of different concentrations.

Animal Cell Osmosis
Plant Cell Osmosis

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Lesson Plans
  1. The World of Living Things
  2. Cell Structure and Function
    Identify laboratory apparatus like microscopes, slides and coverslips; use the  microscopes to view cells and organisms.
    Learn vocabulary pertaining to cells.
    Draw and color what is seen under the microscope.
    This lesson could be used for grades 3rd-5th.
  3. Cell Size and Division or How Big Would You Want To Be- For all grades: to illustrate the usefulness of models to represent things which are too small (cells or molecules) or too large in science.
  4. Jello Cells- This activity allows the students to build 3D cell models and so have a concrete example to help them to develop this concept.
  5. The Incredible Edible Cell- Students produce a cell model using Jello to represent the cell membrane and other edible materials to represent the organelles.
  6. The Giant Cell - Create a model of a cell and some of its parts.
  7. Writing Across Curriculum:  Cells Grades 3-5 View the Presentation Download the Presentation

  8. Parts of A Cell

  9. Cells by Nye Labs Printable lesson

  10. Cell Structure and Processes (Grades 4+) includes online quiz.

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Topics

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Interactive Websites for Students
  1. The Eukaryote Cell: A Virtual Tour (Grade 5+)
  2. CELLS alive!
  3. Webquest:  The Cell
  4. Webquest:  A Cell is A Small City
  5. Brain Pop Movie:  DNA
  6. Funbrain:  Cell Search Puzzle
  7. Funbrain:  Hangman (Choose Cells)
  8. Build A Cell
  9. Voyage to the Island of Cells
  10. Cell Crossword Puzzle
  11. Cell Quiz
  12. Cells, Tissues, and Membranes: Unit Review and Quiz (Grade 5+)
  13. Journey Into Cells
  14. Cell City
  15. Electron Microscope
  16. Slide Microscope
  17. Life Science Safari - check out the facts about living things with Safari Sally including cell structure and classification for animals, plants, bacteria, protists, and fungi!
  18. Looking Inside Cells
  19. Cell Processes and Energy 
  20. Quia:  Who wants to be a millionaire on cells?, GRADE 4 CELLS WORKSHEET, 5th Grade Cell Activities
  21. Cell Crossword Puzzle
  22. Virtual Electron Microscope (Scroll and click link)
  23. I Know That (click Cells)
  24. Song:  You Can Tell It's a Cell
  25. My Body
  26. How the Body Works
  27. It's Up To You
  28. Drop and Drag Body Parts
  29. The Eye
  30. The Eye Virtual Tour
  31. Build A Cell
  32. Instant Anatomy
  33. Welltown
  34. MedMyst
  35. Microbe Zoo
  36. Science Songs http://www.acme.com/jef/science_songs/ (Right-click and choose "Save Target" or "Save Link" to download a copy of the song)
    Science Songs for Teaching 
    http://www.songsforteaching.com/science.html (Right-click and choose "Save Target" or "Save Link" to download a copy of the song)

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Worksheets
  1. Cells Vocabulary List & Definitions
  2. Cells Vocabulary Quiz (Grade 5)
  3. Cells Word Search
  4. Drawing An Animal Cell
  5. Drawing A Plant Cell
  6. How Does A Plant Cell Relate To Your School?
  7. Cell Acrostic Poem
  8. Plant and Animal Cells KWL
  9. Reading Comprehension Cells
  10. Cell PDF Quiz
  11. Amoeba Printout
  12. Amoeba Label Me! Printout  (Answers)
  13. Animal Cells
  14. Animal Cell Anatomy Label Me! Printout (Answers)
  15. Bacteria
  16. Bacterium Cell Label Me! Printout (Answers)
  17. Chicken Egg (Answers)
  18. Neurons (Brain Cells)
  19. Neuron Anatomy Label Me! Printout
  20. Plant Cell
  21. Plant Cell Label Me! Printout
  22. Cell Parts Print Out Page (Little Explorer)

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Connie Campbell               Jefferson County Schools