Animal and Plant Cells

Animal and Plant Cells


Students will be able to

Iidentify the major parts of plant and animal cells such as, the nucleus, cell membrane, cell wall, and cytoplasm.

Compare and contrast basic structures and functions of plant and animal cells. 

This tutorial covers the basic structures of cells, the differences and similarities in the structure of plant and animal cells, and the functions of the basic components of plant and animal cells.

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What do you have in common with a fern?

Strange question?

The truth is that all living things have several characteristics in common. One of those is cells.

All living things are made up of one or more cells.

In this lesson, we will look at how animal (including human) and plant cells are different and how they are alike. We will also look at why they are different.

Keep in mind that, in nature, structure fits function.

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