Specialised cells

In this lesson you will learn about different types of specialised cells and how they formed from stem cells. We will also study examples of different specialised cells.

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Quiz:

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.What is the cell wall of plant cell made of?

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Q2.Convert 9 mm into μm.

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Q3.What is the magnification equation?

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Q4.What is the equipment you will need to measure the image size of a cell on your exam paper?

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Q5.Which dye do we use when we view human cheek cells under the microscope?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

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.What is the cell wall of plant cell made of?

1/5

Q2.Convert 9 mm into μm.

2/5

Q3.What is the magnification equation?

3/5

Q4.What is the equipment you will need to measure the image size of a cell on your exam paper?

4/5

Q5.Which dye do we use when we view human cheek cells under the microscope?

5/5

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Quiz:

Specialised cells

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons. Select the best answer for each of the questions below.

Q1.What is the key difference between a prokaryotic and an eukaryotic cell?

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Q2.Which of the cells below is a plant cell?

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Q3.Which of the cells below have a large surface area? Tick two boxes.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q4.Which of the below are cells that allow the transport of water inside plants?

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Q5.The xylem cells are strengthened by......

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Quiz:

Specialised cells

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons. Select the best answer for each of the questions below.

Q1.What is the key difference between a prokaryotic and an eukaryotic cell?

1/5

Q2.Which of the cells below is a plant cell?

2/5

Q3.Which of the cells below have a large surface area? Tick two boxes.

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Which of the below are cells that allow the transport of water inside plants?

4/5

Q5.The xylem cells are strengthened by......

5/5

Lesson summary: Specialised cells

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