Getting Organized

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Getting Organized


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National Geographic
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan


In this series of activities, students are introduced to the main types of microbes, scientific classification, how scientists organize living organisms, and the organization of the human body. They will also explore the smallest level of organization of the human body: the cell. They compare plant and animal cells by examining infographics that illustrate cell structures and relating them to organism functions.

Content Standard(s):
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 9-12
2 ) Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to describe the function and diversity of organelles and structures in various types of cells (e.g., muscle cells having a large amount of mitochondria, plasmids in bacteria, chloroplasts in plant cells).

SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 9-12
Human Anatomy and Physiology
1 ) Develop and use models and appropriate terminology to identify regions, directions, planes, and cavities in the human body to locate organs and systems.

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