Secrets of Cells *suitable for home teaching*
This issue of the Big Picture, from the Wellcome Trust, looks inside the cells that make up every part of the human body. Focussing on animal cells, the articles are suitable for post-16 students or as an extension for 14-16 students. The topics covered include: * What are cells for? * What are the structures of cells? * How do cells divide, develop and communicate? * What are stem cells and why are they important? * What happens when cells die? Also included is a poster, showing detailed cell structure, and a lesson plan to help students discuss the moral and ethical issues around the use of stem cells.
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