Seeing Inside Cells

Cell structure and function: details to include in the analogies (suggested list)

  • operating instructions
  • getting energy
  • obtaining building materials
  • waste disposal
  • when it gets too large, it splits into two
  • cytoplasm
  • nucleus
  • mitochondria
  • cell membrane
  • organelle
  • chloroplast (if your cell is like a plant cell)
  • cell wall (if your cell is like a plant cell)

This project was supported by Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative dedicated to engaging everyone with the process of science.

Word Generation by SERP is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Strategic Education Research Partnership

1100 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 1310 • Washington, DC 20036 • (202) 223-8555