COSM

Cell City

Activity Summary
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.

Grade Levels
9-12

Learning Objectives
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

Lesson Materials (view or download)
PowerPoint
Lesson Plan

Keywords
cell, organelles

Last updated: 5/21/2015

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