NAME __________________________________________________ Are all cells created equally? 1. Read section 7-4 in your textbook. a. Give an example of a multicellilar organism. b. Why do multicellilar organisms have cell specialization? c. How are pancreas cell specialized for their function in the body? d. Tell me the 4 levels of organization that cells build in the body. Choose a cell type (other than what is shown in the book) and draw these levels of organization below. NAME __________________________________________________ 2. Write 2 paragraphs reflecting on the following question: Do all cells look the same in your body? Explain your reasoning. (7-4 in your book may help) NAME __________________________________________________ 3. Cells have many functions in the body, a list of cellular functions is below. Use the word bank to tell me what type of cell in your body performs each task. Cell Jobs: What type of cell performs this job? Word Bank Used to pass genes on in reproduction. Used to absorb nutrients from your food. Used to pass signals of information from the brain to the rest of the body. Used to contract and expand for movement Used to carry nutrients and gasses through the entire body. Lung cells Nerve cells Stomach lining cells Egg and Sperm cells Skin cells Muscle cells Blood cells Used to extract certain gasses from the air we breathe. Forms a protective barrier between the world and the rest of the cells in the body. 4. Choose one of the cell tasks from the list above. a. Design and draw a cell that is specifically designed for the task you have chosen. b. Describe how the cell’s structure that you have created reflects the function of that cell.