All About Cells!
Directions - Use the internet to complete the following (make sure you understand the
information you include!):
1. Cell theory
All living organisms are composed of cells. They may be unicellular or
The cell is the basic
Classification of Life
Use the www.biology4kids.com website to answer the following questions.
Click on the link for Scientific Studies on the bottom of the page. Then select labels on the
right side of the page. Answer the following questions:
1. Why do
Investigating Germination Inhibitors in Tomatoes
Why do seeds not germinate inside of a tomato? What inhibits the germination? Will
hormones/inhibitors from different variety of tomatoes have the same effect on seeds?
Germination Inhibitors - Demonstrating the Scientific Method
1. What are the 2 problems in this experiment?
a. Why do tomato seeds not germinate inside a tomato?
b. Will hormones/inhibitors from different types of tomatoes affect seeds differently?
Characteristics of Life
Answer the following questions in complete sentences.
1. Explain how growing and developing are different.
Growing is how an organism changes throughout its own lifetime; developing is how a
species adapts and develop over the cour