Introduction to Cells
This webQuest will help you understand the functions of the various organelles in a cell, also the difference between a prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell.
Visit the Cellsalive Website ,view the size of a cell ; view plant,animal and bacteria cell models and note the difference between a plant and animal cell ; identify and understand the function of the various organelles in the plant and animal cells.
The Virtual Cell
Plant and Animal Cells
Virtual Cell Site 2
Go ahead and take the interactive quiz below.
Check out the slide show below!
View a short slide show about cells - Click on the Cell City picture and follow the signs forward.
A Few Internet Resources:
Sheppard's Science Resources
Sheppard's Useful Links
Created August 22, 2003
Last Revised August 22, 2003
Suggested Grade Level: 9-12
California Content Standards: -
Grade 9-12: Investigation and Experimentation (1a, b, c,d, e, g, h)
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Students needs a basic background on the fact that their are different types of cell( animal and plant), each cell performs different functions.
Interpreting data, making inferences, forming hypotheses, making predictions.
Effective use of Internet resources including searching and being able to recognize credible websites for sources of information.
Presentations - worksheet, peer evaluation, rubric, interactive quizzes and Internet activities.
web based activites.
For example, Cell city