Cell Murder Mystery

Cell Murder Mystery
Cell Murder Mystery
Cell Murder Mystery
Cell Murder Mystery
Cell Murder Mystery
Cell Murder Mystery
Cell Murder Mystery
Cell Murder Mystery
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(804 KB|8 pages)
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This is a fun activity I designed for a review of the cell and the functions.

This activity contains:

  • Activity Instructions
  • 4 Sets of Clues
  • 1 Teacher Key
  • Note-taking page for students
  • Assessment

Students will need to know the functions of organelles in order to solve this murder!

The clue sets can be laminated to use for many years!

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Conduct an investigation to provide evidence that living things are made of cells; either one cell or many different numbers and types of cells. Emphasis is on developing evidence that living things are made of cells, distinguishing between living and non-living cells, and understanding that living things may be made of one cell or many and varied cells.
Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways the parts of cells contribute to the function. Emphasis is on the cell functioning as a whole system and the primary role of identified parts of the cell, specifically the nucleus, chloroplasts, mitochondria, cell membrane, and cell wall. Assessment of organelle structure/function relationships is limited to the cell wall and cell membrane. Assessment of the function of the other organelles is limited to their relationship to the whole cell. Assessment does not include the biochemical function of cells or cell parts.
Total Pages
8 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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