Biology Week 5

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Guest Hollow’s High School Biology Textbook
Guest Hollow's Homeschool Biology Textbook3.3 Cell Transport and Homeostasis
WorkbookChapter 3.3 workbook pages
Writing Assignments
Write a story where you describe the inner workings of a cell in a fictional setting. Make it accessible to younger children. Example: you can talk about visiting the library (DNA in the nucleus), watching the workers at the power plant (mitochondria), etc. This set of Quizlet flashcards or this PDF can help you come up with analogies. This PDF called a busy factory might also be helpful.
Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture (DIY Science)Illustrated Guide to Home Biology ExperimentsLab Session VII-1: Observing Specialized Eukaryotic CellsLab Session IV-2: Investigating Osmosis
Guest Hollow LabsOsmosis Eggs or watch an Osmosis Eggs Video

2nd option:
Osmosis Set
Do one experiment about osmosis and one for diffusion.
Some additional diffusion activities are listed in Ellen McHenry’s Cell Curriculum for chapter 3 in the teacher’s section. I’ve scheduled chapter 3 for week 7, so you can those activities then as a refresher, or you can do them this week.
Apologetics and Creation Science
The New Answers Book: Over 25 Questions on Creation / Evolution and the BibleThe New Answers Book 1Chapter 13: Why Don’t We Find Human & Dinosaur Fossils Together?Chapter 14: Can Catastrophic Plate Tectonics Explain Flood Geology?Chapter 15: Don’t Creationists Believe Some “Wacky” Things?
Other Resources
Cells by Ellen McHenryCellsChapter 7: The nucleus and how ribosomes are madeChapter 10: Types of Cells
p. 199 Make antibody refrigerator magnets
p. 200 Game: “Supply Chain” A game about protein transport in neurons
Biology Coloring Workbook, 2nd Edition: An Easier and Better Way to Learn BiologyBiology Coloring WorkbookChapter 2
(p. 30) Passive Transport
Chapter 2
(p. 32) Active Transport and Endocytosis
BrainPOPBrainPOPDiffusionMetabolismActive TransportPassive Transport
Amoeba Sisters (YouTube)Diffusion
Cell Transport
Osmosis & Water Potential (Updated)
Make a cell pizza.Printable: Build a cell membrane paper model

2 thoughts on “Biology Week 5

  1. The links for the Cell Command Game and Cell Defense Game are not working.

    1. Thanks for reporting all of the broken links! You are awesome!! I’ll get them fixed up asap! 🙂

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