Cells: Animal and Plant Cell Code Crackers - Breakout Sleuth Puzzlers

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Designed to stimulate student's critical thinking and deductive reasoning while assessing their knowledge about the CELL (plant and animal), this activity is designed for students to work in teams of 2 or 3 to CRACK the CODE and unlock the cipher lock on the classroom door.

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Task cards work with the concept of CELLS and vocabulary words: cell wall, cell membrane, centrioles, chloroplast, chlorophyll, cytoplasm, druse crystals, endoplasmic reticulum (rough and smooth), eukaryote, golgi apparatus, lysosomes, microtubules, mitosis, mitochondria, prokaryote, nucleus, ribosomes, and vacuole.

Activity includes:

  • Teacher instructions and prep guide
  • Student instruction, objective card, and website link card
  • 24 Task Cards about Plant and Animal Cells
  • 4 Decipher Code Cards for translation of answers into codes
  • Student Recording Sheet for all 24 questions
  • 19 Organizational Labels for cards and envelopes (optional use)
  • Answers to all card and codes
  • Website for Code Verification (optional use)

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