Tissues, Organs and Systems of Living Things Unit Guiding Questions: 1. How are biological systems organized, and how can our understanding of this hierarchical organization (cells, tissues, organs, and systems) help us to evaluate the development of medical technology related to systems biology? 2. What are the social and ethical implications associated with new developments in medical technology and how do these implications impact our everyday lives? The nucleus is the control center of the cell Cells Contain Organelles Issues in Biotechnology Activity Comparing Cells Inquiry Investigation Unit Test # 1/2** Cells come from other cells and their lifecycle is tightly controlled Cell City analogy Activity Cells are organized in a hierarchical fashion, from tissues to organs to body systems Stem Cell Project Unit Test # 1 ** Medical Imaging Activity Changing pulse Activity Tissue Sleuth Activity Mitosis Investigation ** Denotes lab or project Denotes STSE related activity ** Denotes Assessment OF Learning piece When Mitosis goes wrong – Karyotyping Activity The Cell Cycle and Cancer Unit Test # 2 ** Unit Test # 2 ** ** Key Question How do cells know what to do and how does a single cell become a full grown multicellular organism?