Life Science: The Cell

Life Science:  The Cell
Life Science:  The Cell
Life Science:  The Cell
Life Science:  The Cell
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This lesson is an introduction to cells, and is part of a Life Science series still being developed. This lesson supports MS-LS1-1 (From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes of the NGSS). The handout and included answer key work together with videos and links found at The Cell on the How About Science? website.

Students may work independently if everyone has an internet connected device. If not, the videos can be projected and the handout filled out as a group. Once students complete the handout, discuss the answers and play the Kahout! (click the link on the home page to learn more about Kahouts!)

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Here are a few things to consider. If students are working individually it is helpful, but not required to have headphones or earbuds. If the sound is kept low even a large class of students can be successful without them. Also, because students find the directions very easy to follow, these are perfect for substitute teachers. And, because the videos are online, students with internet connections at home don't have to be at school to complete an assignment. My classes are typically action packed with labs and activities, but these video-based lessons require careful listening and focus. My classes are never quieter, which is kind of nice on occasion.

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8 (including student handout and 4 page answer key)
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