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Unit2 LearningGoals Cell Structure and FunctionMYPY4

Learning goals
Unit 2: Cell Structure and Function
“Your identity is determined by the relationship
between different levels of organization in your
body which, although differing in complexity, share
patterns and functions with all life on Earth.”
Patterns & Functions
Scientific & technical
4 weeks
Written summative with
practical component
What roles do cells carry out?
How does cell structure relate to cell
Should scientist use new research to
reclassify organisms?
Scientific notation and metric multipliers
 Types of cells
 Cell structure
 Cell function
 Organization of living things
 Cell transport
 Homeostasis and cells
Using microscopes
Slide preparation
Identification of types of cells
Student progression scale:
Student can identify the relevant levels of organization and explain their importance.
Student can apply what they know about organelle’s functions to explain homeostasis in cells.
Student can explain active transport and properly distinguish between active and passive transport.
Student can distinguish between isotonic, hypotonic, and hypertonic solutions.
Student can explain how osmosis works in cells and why it is important to life.
Student can properly utilize lab resources to investigate osmosis in cells.
Student can identify and describe diffusion, facilitated diffusion, and osmosis.
Student can describe the function of all organelles in a prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell.
Student can identify each of the organelles in a prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell.
Student can identify a plant cell and/or an animal cell using a microscope.
Student can distinguish between a plant cell and an animal cell in diagrams.
Students can distinguish between a prokaryotic cell and a eukaryotic cell.
Students can identify a specimen with appropriate resolving power with each objective on a microscope.
Students can properly shutdown and store a microscope.
Students can properly prepare slides of various materials.
Students can properly identify, adjust, and use all parts of a microscope.
Student can identify the parts of a microscope and utilize its basic functions.
Formative assessment:
Quiz: Microscope and cell function
Homework: Cell structure
Practice slide preparation
Summative assessment:
Written test with practical component