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Spring's Breeze

Spring's Breeze

You now know that both heaves and asthma take place in the lungs. You know that our body systems, like the respiratory system, are made up of organs, like the lungs. But did you know that all body systems and organs are made of tissue? Guess what tissue is made of? Sometimes they’re so small you can’t even see them. That’s right, tissue is made up of cells.

To learn more about cells, their parts and functions, click on the links below.

Plant and animal cells
Single-Celled Organisms
Cell Membrane

Use models, prepared slides, books and videos, as well as the information you learned about cells to observe and compare human body cells to those of animals.

In your notebook, complete a “quick write” and summarize what you observed and discovered about human body cells and animal cells.

Moving along. Let’s go to Task VIII


The project described is supported by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

NIH . . . Turning Discovery Into Health

Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of ORIP or NIH.