Cell Structure and Function Assignment

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Cells are the basic unit of life. All living things are made up of cells that combine to create an organism as a whole. There are many different types of cells in an organism that serve different functions for the body. Blood cells carry nutrients and remove waste from tissues, neurons in the brain send and receive impulses to carry out motor functions etc. But what makes up a single cell? There are multiple structures, or organelles, that work together to produce a functioning cell in an organism. Each organelle carries out a specific duty to maintain the cell. This project is designed to teach you the parts that make up a cell and what their specific functions are. There are two parts to this assignment. You will first identify the