by Fred Goerisch

Las Vegas, Nevada


6.1 TSW review the cell theory

6.2 TSW identify the major organelles found in a typical cell

6.3 TSW describe the function of each major organelle

6.4 TSW compare plant and animal cells.

6.5 TSW explain that cancer is the uncontrolled division of cells.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: Complete one "layer" before going on to another layer. No more than 3 assignments will be signed off, by your teacher, on any one day, in any layer. Each assignment has a point value based on the amount of time and effort necessary to complete that task. You must earn the required number of points in any one layer before moving to the next layer.

For book assignments be prepared to discuss and answer questions about each of your assignments. Failure to do this w --ill result in no credit for that assignment. You will be awarded points by your teacher based upon your ability to discuss and answer questions about your work. When appropriate, you may work with a partner or partners, but you must be able to answer the teacher's questions without any assistance.

NAME______________________ PERIOD______ DUE DATE_______

Section 1. Basic Understanding 50 pts (C): 45 pts needed to move to Section 2. This (C) layer must be completed before beginning the (B) layer.

5 pts_____ 1. Listen to the Lecture on Cells, take detailed notes.

5 pts_____ 2. Read Holt, Organization of Life, Chapt 3, Section 1, p56-59,

61-67 Discovery of Cells, do Review Questions 1-5

5 pts_____ 3. View video "Cells" (50 min.) take notes

5 pts_____ 4. Read P68-75-23, Holt, Eukaryotic Cells: The Inside Story, do Section Review q1-4.

5 pts_____ 5. Make a Vocabulary book with 20 words and definitions about cells.

5 pts_____ 6. Make a color drawing (Art Project) of a Plant and an Animal cell. Draw in and label all parts. (20)

5 pts_____ 7. Do activity; "Can you Identify These Cell Structures?"

5 pts_____ 8. Do activity; "Discovering Cell Function"

5 pts_____ 9. Do Activity; "Plant & Animal Cell"

5 pts_____ 10. Do Activity "Build a Eukaryotic Cell"

THE LAYER "C" IS COMPLETE__________________ DATE_________

SECTION 2. Application/Analysis level (B) 110pts. 90 pts necessary to move to the (A) level.

10 pts._____ 11. Do the Cell Crossword Puzzle

10 pts._____ 12. Do the Activity "Structure & Function of Cells"

10 pts._____ 13. View the video "Inside a Cell" (45 min.) take notes

10 pts._____ 14. Do a Research Paper, Famous Scientists. U

10 pts._____ 15. Do the activity "Cell Mathematics"

10 pts._____ 16. Do the activity "Build a 3D Cell"

10 pts._____ 17. Read P84-87, Exchange with the Environment do Q1-3 on Section Review

10 pts._____ 18. Do the Lab "Going and Coming" (Demonstration)

10 pts._____ 19. Do the Lab "Diffusion"

10 pts._____ 20. View the video "What's in a Cell" (3:16 min.)

10 pts._____ 21. Read P88-91, Cell Energy, do Section Review Q1-5

THE LAYER "B" IS COMPLETE________________DATE_________

Section 3. Synthesis/Evaluation level (A) 80 pts. 60 pts. necessary to complete the (A) level of the Cells Unit.


20 pts._____ 22. Do the home lab "Observing Movement of Molecules Through a Cell."

20 pts._____ 23. Do the lab- Comparing Plant & Animal Cells

20 pts._____ 24. Do the "Onion Cell" Lab

20 pts._____ 25. Do the Lab "Build an Edible Cell"

THE LAYER "A" IS COMPLETE________________DATE___________

From the list of "113" performance Assessments deign and complete a performance assessment that clearly demonstrates your understanding of Cells and their Structure and Function. This project is due in one week. Take your standardized exam. Turn in your Portfolio.