Students will compare the functions of cellular organelles to the functions of common items or people and provide evidence for their comparison. Students may write, for example, "The nucleus is like a principal because a nucleus controls a cell while the principal controls a school." Encourage students to be creative, but clear in their explanations.
- MS-LS1-2 (supporting material)
Science & Engineering Practices
- Developing & Using Models
Disciplinary Core Ideas
- LS1.A Structure & Function
- Structure & Function