Cells are the basic units of structure and function in living things. Students need to understand that living things are made out of cells.
This activity helps students observe cells and record observations about them by looking at the cells of an onion plant.
If you like this activity, you can follow these links to other lessons and activities in my cell unit.
Discovering Cells PowerPoint Presentation
Looking Inside Cells: A Tiny Tour of the Organelles
Cheek Cell Observation Lab
Cell Analogy Collage Project
Egg-Speriment: Comparing a Cell Membrane to an Egg Membrane