Structure and Function of Animal Cell Membranes

Structure and Function of Animal Cell Membranes

  1. Integration of new terms and definitions.

  2. Introduction and discussion of how the anatomy of the cell membrane determines it’s function.

  3. Identification of patterns based on anatomy, and an analysis of data for patterns.

  4. Real world applications (relate scientific concepts to real and recent events).

 This packet should help a learner seeking to understand the structure and function of animal cell membranes.

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