CELL PROJECTS

Name______________________________________________________Due Date_____________________

LOOK BELOW AT YOUR CHOICES FOR PROJECTS ON EUKARYOTIC CELLS. YOU WILL HAVE ________ DAYS TO WORK ON YOUR PROJECT (SOME TIME IN CLASS AND SOME OUTSIDE OF CLASS). PROJECTS HAVE DIFFERENT POINT VALUES AND SOME WILL TAKE MORE WORK THAN OTHERS. CHOOSE CAREFULLY AND PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS. LOOK BELOW CHART FOR WEBSITES TO USE. **Points over 100 are bonus points

(printable version)

 

PROJECT NAME

POSSIBLE POINTS

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

GRADE BASED ON…

Cell Phone

100/100

Create a “cell” phone by drawing, labeling, and describing a cell in a phone-like format. Use the numbers on the keypad to correspond to each cell part. Use the # and * creatively (keep it on topic)

*Cell drawing (10 parts labeled)

*Brief description of each part

*Detailed function of each part

*Visual appeal and creativity

*Practical-useful for studying

*20

*20

*20

*20

*20

Cell “Mobile”

100/100

Create a mobile of a cell. Make reproductions of each part including cell membrane (& cell wall if plant cell).  Make sure each part is labeled. On a separate sheet, create analogy for each structure’s function and relate to a car.

*Cell mobile (12 parts labeled)

*Visual appeal & creativity

*Likeness to “real” cell

*Analogies original and correct

*Analogies explained to peer (in presence of shawler)

*20

*20

*20

*20

*20

Cell Game

120/100

Create a sturdy, reusable game that helps students learn the structures and their  functions in eukaryotic cells. The game needs to be appropriate and challenging for high school students and include directions.

*Cell drawing (10 parts labeled)

*Visual appeal & creativity

*Sturdy and reusable

*Play game with family member(s) and have them report on what they learned & what they thought of the game

*Accuracy of drawings and descriptions

*20

*20

*20

*40

 

 

 

*20

Sell a Cell

110/100

You are a realtor trying to sell a cell. Create a flyer/billboard to explain why your cell would be a good buy and so forth. Include a comparison of  your cell to other cell types

*Draw/label 12 or more cell part

*Description of function for each

*Visual appeal & creativity

*Sturdy and reusable

*Description of each structure

*Did you sell me a cell?

*20

*20

*20

*20

*20

*10

Cell Movie Tour

130/100

Imagine you have been shrunk and are inside a cell. Describe what you would see, feel, touch, hear, etc. Create a storyline and movie about your adventure to teach the parts of a eukaryotic cell. Create a quiz at the end of the movie for students.

*Pictures of organelles (watch copyright)

*Functions for each part

*Appeal

*Descriptions for parts/inside of cell

*Creativity of story-line

*Quiz

*10

 

*30

*20

*20

 

*20

*30

Kiddie Cells

120/100

Create a children’s book about cells. Be as creative as you want. Make sure it is durable and a small child could understand the basic function of cell parts…use analogies to do this

*Cell drawing (10+ parts labeled)

*Visual appeal

*Sturdy and reusable

*Acceptable for audience

*Analogies are logical & appropriate

*Individual pictures of organelles throughout

*20

 

*20

*20

*20

*20

 

*20

Cell Travel

130/100

As a travel agent, create a brochure to a destination or attraction. Compare it to a cell using analogies. Your brochure must explain the analogies, the analogies should go with theme, brochure should have themed pictures (ie. Roller coaster if doing an amusement park)

*Labeled cell drawing (12+ parts labeled)

*Visual appeal, neat and professional

*Creativity

*Accuracy of analogies

*Description of each part (see me for details)

*20

 

*20

 

*20

*40

*30

The following websites will help:

1.) www.ibiblio.org/virtualcell/index.htm

2.) www.biology4kids.com (click on cell structures)

3.) www.cellsalive.com  (click on cell models)