Thurs: 9/29/16 Cells- The Basic Unit of All Living Things

plant animal cell ppt-1

The smallest unit of life that can perform all of life’s processes.

  • Today we reviewed information about the characteristics of living things and we learned a bit about cells, as they are the basic unit of life.
  • Students answered questions as they read informational text.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

How big are cells and how can they be seen? Look here for facts:

  1. Cell Size and Scale- http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/scale/
  2. Cell Size from Cells Alive– http://www.cellsalive.com/howbig.htm
  3. Cells and Microscopes for Schoolshttp://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/microscopes4schools/cells.php

Resources to find out more:

What’s the Difference? Plant and Animal Cells

Other Resources

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