Cell structures

Identify the sub-cellular structures that make up cells and describe their functions.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which one of the following is a type of plant?

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Q2.Which of the following is not alive?

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Q3.What piece of equipment do scientists use to magnify and view cells?

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Q4.Which type of organism is able to use sunlight to make glucose?

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Q5.Starting with the smallest, put these in order of size.
  • cell
  • atom
  • human
  • organ

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Q6.What would you call something that forms a layer or a barrier around an object?

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which one of the following is a type of plant?

1/6

Q2.Which of the following is not alive?

2/6

Q3.What piece of equipment do scientists use to magnify and view cells?

3/6

Q4.Which type of organism is able to use sunlight to make glucose?

4/6

Q5.Starting with the smallest, put these in order of size.
  • human
  • organ
  • cell
  • atom

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Q6.What would you call something that forms a layer or a barrier around an object?

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Plant cells

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Q1.Which two structures are not found in an animal cell?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q2.What is the function of the chloroplasts?

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Q3.What is the function of the vacuole in a plant cell?

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Q4.An animal cell does **not** contain a cell wall, vacuole or .

Fill in the blank.

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Q5.What is the function of the cell wall in plant cells?

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Q6.Match the sub-cellular structure to their function.
  • cell membrane
  • mitochondria
  • cytoplasm
  • ribosomes
  • nucleus
  • site of protein synthesis
  • contains DNA that controls cell activities
  • controls what enters and exits the cell
  • where aerobic respiration occurs
  • jelly-like substance where chemical reactions occur

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Plant cells

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which two structures are not found in an animal cell?

Select two (2) boxes

1/6

Q2.What is the function of the chloroplasts?

2/6

Q3.What is the function of the vacuole in a plant cell?

3/6

Q4.An animal cell does **not** contain a cell wall, vacuole or .

Fill in the blank.

4/6

Q5.What is the function of the cell wall in plant cells?

5/6

Q6.Match the sub-cellular structure to their function.
  • cell membrane
  • mitochondria
  • cytoplasm
  • ribosomes
  • nucleus
  • contains DNA that controls cell activities
  • site of protein synthesis
  • controls what enters and exits the cell
  • jelly-like substance where chemical reactions occur
  • where aerobic respiration occurs

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