- Understand the extent of the plasma membrane in forming a series of membraneous channels for the packaging and transport of biomolecules throughout eukaryotic cells.
- Enhance knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of cell organelles.
- Distinguish the different ways in which biomolecules enter or leave cells.
- Develop knowledge and understanding of connections between cells.
- Extend understanding of apoptosis.
- Cells Alive! has some great interactive models to help you to learn about the structure and function of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
- “Membrane structure and function” from the Biology Corner.
- “A Tour of the Cell” (YouTube) by Bozeman Science
- “Cell Membranes” (YouTube) by Bozeman Science
- “Transport across cell membranes” (YouTube) by Bozeman Science
- Cell structure and function slideshow
- Cell membrane transport slideshow
- Animal cell diagram to annotate online
- “Apoptosis” (YouTube) – Programmed cell death.
- Create a “Thinglink” interactive image, labelling the different parts of a eukaryotic cell.
- Create a database of terms and definitions on Quizlet.
- Decorate a cake to show the different organelles of a plant or animal cell. Label with toothpick flags.
- Create a video describing the different forms of active transport using “common craft” style or 3D animation.
- Create a labelled model of the “phospholipid bilayer with integral and peripheral proteins”.