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Activity Description of "The Incredible Edible Cell"

Title The Incredible Edible Cell
Audience grades 5-12
Abstract Students produce a cell model using Jello to represent the cell membrane and other edible materials to represent the organelles. This reinforces the three-dimensional structure of cells and also the functions and appearances of the various organelles.
Author Nick Hoffman
Email minersci@nidlink.com
Unifying Concept Evidence, models, and explanation
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry Understandings about scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences The cell
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