This .zip file contains materials for middle school science lessons on the appearance and functions of cell organelles, as well as a lab experiment where students create an edible cell, as part of a unit on living things. The unit was designed for 6th graders in NYC.
1 PowerPoint lesson presentation on cell organelles, appearance and functions (21 slides)
1 SMARTboard .notebook lesson presentation for the edible Cell-O lab experiment (5 slides)
-PowerPoint version of same presentation
1 lab sheet with follow-up questions
1 SMARTboard .notebook interactive review presentation with organelle matching activities (3 slides)
-PowerPoint version of same presentation (but can't utilize touch and drag of labels via PPT)
2 homework assignments
2 student note-taking graphic organizers
Presentations serve as lesson plans that guide the teacher through the entire lesson. Presentation includes links to related YouTube videos to increase student engagement (I can help you use YouTube videos in your class, even if your network blocks such sites, just ask).
Download SMARTboard's Notebook software (it's like PPT for free at smarttech.com (Downloads section).
Download my entire 'Living Things (Biology)' unit here: