McCarter Biology

Biology IS Life

Units 3 & 4 – Cell Structure and Function

Overview Unit 3 Cells & Membranes – Study Guide/Learning goals and vocab

Vocabulary Flipbook  Unit 3 Cells & Membranes

Daily Warmups – Unit 3

Wacky History of the Cell Theory TED Ed Talk worksheet – video link is at the bottom of the page


Prokaryotes vs. Eukaryotes

Prokaryote cell parts labeling

Bacteria powerpoint

Make a model of a Prokaryote

Cell Membrane and Cell Transport

Cell Membrane structure review

Cell Membrane and Transport Powerpoint Notes– use this to fill in blanks on your worksheet for Passive Transport

Passive Transport foldable – fill out the worksheet as you watch the powerpoint

Active Transport Foldable 

Active Transport Powerpoint lesson – use if you need some extra help with this topic

Cell Transport Reflection Practice worksheet

Cell Transport Concept Map – create your own concept map assignment

Active Transport stop-motion video animation project


Chapter 4 – Cellular Energy

Chapter Overview Unit 4 – cellular Energy

Vocabulary Unit 4 – cellular energy

Warmup Booklet Unit 4 – cellular energy


microscopeMicroscope Coloring


Cell Wall information



Cell Energy powerpoint

Photosynthesis-Leaf worksheets

Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis – the carbon cycle worksheets

Chloroplasts and Mitochondria worksheet review

Make a model of a Leaf

Water and Carbon Cycle powerpoint

Water and Carbon cycles BILL image/labeling



Endosymbiotic Theory powerpoint

Endosymbiotic Theory cut and paste worksheet


The Endomembrane system:  Use the props provided to develop a narrated reenactment of the processes below to describe how the endomembrane system functions.  Pages 200-201 in your book should help.  Each group will present about each of these 4 topics:

A.  A cytoplasmic protein that is not secreted.

B. A protein that is secreted from the cell.

c.  A lipid that is secreted from the cell.

d.  A glycoprotein that will be integrated into the cell membrane to become a signal receptor protein.


Our cell looked something like this:


Your grading rubric:

How Does UPS Work? Video.  Watch and then answer the following:  A) Relate the video to the function of a cell.  How is it similar?  B) What do the bar codes represent?  C) What cell part do the conveyor belts represent?  D) What cell part would the transport pods, trucks and planes represent?  E) Can you find any other comparisons?





Cell Organelle Online Assignment– 





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