Learning target: Understand what cells are, the cell theory and two general types of cells.
First cells are the building block of ALL living organisms. Throughout time scientist came up with the cell theory:
Bio for Kids Web Resource on Cells.
Principles of cell theory:
1. All living things are made of cells.
2. Cells carry out the functions needed to support life.
3. Cells come only from other living cells.
Two Categories of cells by their structure: Prokaryotic cells and Eukaryotic cells
1: Prokaryotic: Simple cell, No Nucleus
2. Eukaryote: Has a cell nucleus, larger and more complex
Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells are very different and occur in different types of organisms.
Homework: Review cell vocabulary.
Biology for Kids- Hand-out