Learning Exercise

Inside a Cell

Students will explore the chemical composition of cells and analyze the various processes that happen at the cellular level.
Course: Introductory Biology for Non-majors

A simple interactive diagram of a cell with nucleus, rough and smooth endoplasmic reticulum, golgi bodies, mitochondria,... see more


Inside a Cell (http://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewMaterial.htm?id=86514) a. Make a list of each organelle found in a typical eukaryotic cell and the function associated with each. b. Think of an analogous system in everyday life that would have functions similar to the functions of the organelles. c. Rank the organelles in order of importance for cell survival based on their individual functions.

Technical Notes

Author Kim Hayen


Cell Biology: Cell Structure

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Analyze the structure of cell components with respect to their functions.