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Cells: A First-Hand View

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In the first of two activities, your charges prepare wet mount slides of cork and bean sprout cells in imitation of Robert Hooke's historical investigation. An excerpt from his notes is included. Then, investigators compare animal cells...
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Cell History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While Robert Hooke discovered the cell in 1665, the first cell theory didn't come about until the 1830s. The video explains the discovery of the cell and the scientists involved. It continues to the parts of cell theory and the...
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Early Scientists' Contributions

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Five scientists and their contributions to modern cell theory are listed, one person per slide.  It concludes by having viewers answer recap questions. This simple presentation can be used on the first day of your unit on cells to...
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Light

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
You matter, unless you multiply yourself by the speed of light ... then you energy. Presentation covers the behavior of light as both a wave and a particle, light versus sound, space travel, why objects have colors, depth perception,...
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Cells

For Students 4th - 5th
In this cell history and theory worksheet, students read an informational paragraph and write comprehension answers. Students write five short answers.
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Early Scientists

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Expose your beginning biologists to the development of cell theory and the scientists who played significant roles. The slides do not present much detail, and there are no teachers' notes to guide your lecture. Review the slides as an...
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The Story Behind Your Glasses

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Get a new view of vision enhancement with this innovative little film. The history of man's use of lenses and the advancement of optic technology is perused with captivating graphic animation and easy-to-follow narration. Incorporate...
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Structure and Function of the Cell/Introduction to the Cell

For Students 7th - 12th
So, this is not technically a worksheet, but rather a chapter of reading material, pictures, and diagrams introducing young biologists to the cell. Cell theory, diversity, size, and shape are described. The internal organization and...
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Cells - The Building Blocks of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It has appeal; Vivid microscopic images or colorful diagrams are displayed on almost every slide of this introduction to cells. Visit scientists who contributed to cell theory, learn the general components of cells, and compare...
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Cell Works

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students observe slides of cork cells and discuss the use of microscopes. They view a power point presentation on "Looking Inside Cells" and take notes aligned with the PPT presentation. They collaborate with a partner to create an...
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Microscopes Magnify Things

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
After examining a short article about light microscopes, readers record their responses to a series of comprehension questions based on the text.
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Stress, Strain and Hooke's Law

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners study Hooke's Law and stress-strain relationships.  For this spring lesson students create a strain graph in Microsoft Excel.
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Parts of a Microscope

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology lesson, students label and identify the different parts of a microscope. They complete 16 short answer questions about each part's function and complete 12 review questions in the end.
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That's a Stretch

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate linear functions. In this Algebra I lesson, 9th graders explore the relationship between the stretch of a spring and the weight suspended from it.  Students collect and analyze data and use technology to create...
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Microscope Online

For Students 7th - 10th
In this microscope worksheet, students use an on line site to answer questions about the history of the microscope, they view objects and identify what each is, they explore different magnifications of the microscope and they answer...
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Cell Structure and Function

For Students 8th - 9th
In this cell worksheet, students describe the components that make up the cell and their functions. Students discuss background of cell theory, complete tables, label charts and match functions of cell structures.
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Isaac Newton

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz instructional activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the life and accomplishments of Isaac Newton.
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Lasers Saving Sight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars review some basic biology by talking about how the eye works. They cover the concepts behind laser surgery as a treatment for saving sight. They begin to recognize the overlap of disciplines (physics and biology) required...
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BIO205-CH1- Intro Word Search

For Students 9th - 10th
In this word search worksheet, students locate words related to biology. The word list includes protists, viruses, plants, spiral, and biotechnology.
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Introduction to Biology

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students study cell theory and the link between it and technology.  In this cell theory lesson plan students examine the importance of cell theory. 
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Quiz Questions - Cells

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this cells worksheet, students read and choose the multiple choice answers to 20 questions involving cells, microscopes, and the life process of Growth.
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What is a Cell?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students create a timeline about the development of the cell theory. In this biology lesson, students observe different cell samples under a microscope. They draw their observations and complete a lab report.
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Microscopes Online

For Students 7th - 10th
In this microscopes worksheet, students access a website to complete questions about the early compound microscopes and the scientist involved in the development. This worksheet has 1 graphic organizer, 7 fill in the blank, and 10 short...
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Development of the Cell

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the development of the cell. They write in their MOS logs. Students describe the three parts of a cell and their functions. They explore the historical development of the cell and research the Cell Theory. Learners...

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