Get kids THINKING! This activity starts some great discussions. Supports NGSS MS-LS1-1 and MS-LS1-2.
This worksheet has students complete a grid to compare cell organelles to the parts of a factory, and explain their reasoning. For instance, the head office compares to the nucleus, the file cabinets are the chromosomes, and the solar panels compare to the chloroplasts.
ANSWER KEY INCLUDED
Also check out our popular NGSS Middle School Cells Test.
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