Cell Shape and Size
These diagnostic questions and response activities (contained in the zip file) support students in being able to:
Recall that most (but not all) cells are too small to be seen without a microscope.
Apply the idea that cells have a three-dimensional shape.
Link the shapes and sizes of different cells to their functions.
Estimate the numbers of cells that make up different organisms.
Describe the interacting levels of organisation within a cell (atoms, molecules, subcellular structures and whole cells) that make life possible.
The resources include details of common misconceptions and a summary of the research upon which the resources are based.
Download the zip file for all the questions and activities.
More resources like this can be found on the BEST webpage: Best Evidence in Science Teaching
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