BIO 311C, Fall 2007: Discussion section activity
Mapping the cell’s machinery
To answer the following question:
What are the structural and functional components of a
eukaryotic cell (both plant and animal)?
” by developing a single
How do I go about this
Just think of the answer to the question as a jigsaw puzzle. The puzzle has atleast
the following parts (i.e.,
the following terms
and concepts in your map): Animal, Plant, Energy, Sunlight, Chloroplast, Golgi
apparatus, Sugar, Protein, Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (ER), Rough ER, Plasmodesmata, Mitochondrion, Plasma
membrane, Peroxisome, Vacuole, Toxins, Cell wall, Nucleus, DNA, Support, Transport, Manufacture, Movement,
Ribosome, RNA, Centriole, Synthesis, Chromatin, Cytoskeleton, Nucleolus, Microfilament, Microtubules,
Cellulose, Lipid, Phospholipid.
Like any jigsaw puzzle, the picture that emerges should make sense.
Follow these rules: