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Biology: Principles and Explorations ” 2001
           
Chapter 3: Cell Structure
Welcome to Biology: Principles and Explorations. Chapter 3 describes the many parts that make up each cell. The chapter also discusses how different microscopes give scientists a unique view of cells. Use the links below to find learning tools that will help you review the chapter and extend your study of cell structure.
Review and Practice
Reading Skills: K-W-L
This worksheet will help you organize your thoughts before and after you read the chapter or an article.
Concept Review: Building a Eukaryotic Cell
Click here to find a worksheet that will allow you to identify the parts of the cell.
Vocabulary Skills: A Cell Crossword Puzzle
Click here to find a crossword puzzle that will allow you to find out how much you know about cells.
Quiz Yourself: Cell Structure
Click here to test your knowledge of the parts of a cell.
Teacher Notes

Enrichment and Extension
Online Research: SciLinks
Visit NSTA's sciLINKS Web site, which links you to some of the most up-to-date science information on the Internet. When you get to the site, log in, and then enter a keyword for the topic you want to research. The topics and keywords for Chapter 3 are listed below.

TOPIC: Microscopes
KEYWORD: HX052

TOPIC: Cell features
KEYWORD: HX056

TOPIC: Proteins
KEYWORD: HX062

TOPIC: Laser surgery
KEYWORD: HX066

Career: Science Technology
Click here to learn about the opportunities open to people who work in the field of science technology.
Historical Note: To View the Invisible
What can you find out about a cell by watching it? Click here to find out how microscopes help scientists watch what happens inside cells.
Historical Note: Discovering a New World
Click here to read about how van Leeuwenhoek studied “animicules,” or “tiny animals,” by using some of the first handmade microscopes.
On Science: Can Cancer Tumors Be Starved to Death?
Click here to read a newspaper article by Dr. George Johnson, one of your textbook’s authors. Read about how scientists are trying to starve cancer cells.
 
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