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Student Exploration: Cell Types
protist He eukaryote, multicell
Vocabulary: ATP, bacteria, carbon dioxide (CO2), cell, cellular respiration, compound light
multicellular, muscle ce
blood cell, root hair
root hair cell, tissue ce
cell, neuron, organelle
ell, tissue, unicellular, white
, organelle, photosynthesis
lular, white blood cell
Prior Knowledge Questions (Do these BEFORE using the Gizmo.)
How do you know if something is alive? Describe some of the characteristics of living things.
and a rock
Humans, plants and mushrooms are all alive. What do these organisms have in common?
fungi share a Common
In the Cell Types Gizmo TM, you will use a light microscope to compare and
contrast different samples. On the LANDSCAPE
(Turn on Show all samples if you can't find it. ) Switch to the MICROSCOPE
tab to observe the sample as it would appear under the microscope. By
default, this microscope is using 40x magnification.
1. Drag the Coarse focus slider until the sample is focused as well as possible. Then, improve
the focus with the Fine focus slider. What do you see? _
Select the 400x magnification. If necessary, adjust the fine focus. Now, what do you see?
na the outside
edge of the cells and \ See that the cell Are actualy either
The individual chambers you see are cells, the smallest functional unit of an organism....
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- Fall '18