Science & Nature

Intro to Cells- Pro/Eukaryotic, Plant and Animal Cells Flex Class

In this 4-week Flex class, participants will learn about Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells, phospholipids, organelles, and their functions, as well as compare/contrast plant/animal cells. Hands-on activities will be presented in each class!
Jenny Simonson M.Ed.
225 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 16 learners
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Over 4 weeks


year olds


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per learner - per week

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No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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Class Experience

Students will identify similarities and differences in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
Students will identify the importance of phospholipids in cells.
Students will idendify cell stuctures and functions for plant and animal cells.
Week 1- Edible Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell Models. Participants will need a plastic Ziploc bag, spoon, Jell-o cup, Nerds candy and either Skittles or M&M's.
Week 2- Phospholipids and begin identifying cell structures and functions. Participants will need water, dish soap, Qtips, paper bowl. Optional extra activity supplies would include milk, food color, dish soap and Qtips.
Week 3- The Animal Cell. Participants will need 4-6 different colors of Play Doh.
Week 4-  The Plant Cell. Participants will need 4-6 different colors of Play Doh. 
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Jenny Simonson M.Ed.Certified Teacher, Homeschool Mom and Traveler.
225 total reviews
213 completed classes

About Me

I grew up in Wisconsin where I completed my  undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education at UW Stout. I've taught for the public school system for 14 years in a variety of positions including classroom teacher, interventionist, ELL teacher... 
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