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The Cell as a System

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Introduction

In this lesson you are reviewing cell structures and investigating how the components of a cell operate as a system. You can do this by exploring a more familiar and tangible example of a system—a factory.


Exploration

To begin, go to Cells: A Busy Factory and read up to the section labeled, Cell Structure: An Overview.

As you read this resource, think about your answer to this question: As stated on this site, a cell is a factory that produces what?

Now read the rest of the resource and use the information your learn to help you fill out the table on the Comparing a Cell to a Factory student sheet. You will discuss this information in class.

 


This esheet is a part of the Cells 2: The Cell as a System lesson.

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