In this lesson students will learn the basic cell structure and functions of organelles. In groups of four, students are randomly assigned to design a city, amusement park, or medieval castle, etc. to model a cell and its organelles. The functions of their “city” parallel the functions of organelles in the cell.
1. Compare the functions of the cell and its organelles to a restaurant, military base, amusement park, or medieval castle
2. Describe the functions of organelles
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Last updated: 5/21/2015