FREE Cell Unit Study Resources Homeschool Grades 4-12

I’m so excited to share a vast collection of completely FREE resources to learn all about the cell and the cell cycle. These are suitable for upper elementary children all the way to high schoolers.  I do filter out websites that are either too busy, too flashy or plain hard to navigate and find your way around. The site must be kid-friendly of course.  All the links are listed here. My video offers a tour of all the resources, which might give you a feel for what you’re looking for. Of course, feel free to use as many or as few of these as you wish. There’s enough listed here to accommodate all sorts of preferences, I hope.

Vlog

 

Lesson Plans / Lapbooks / Worksheets

  1. http://www.steinbachscience.com/science9/biology/cells.html (complete lesson plan with downloadable resources)
  2. http://www.cyncesplace.com/Journal/anatomy-lapbook-cells/
  3. http://www.homeeducationresources.com/cells-worksheets/
  4. The animal cell coloring sheet and worksheet
  5. http://www.schoolofdragons.com/resources/cell-structure-view
  6. http://www.schoolofdragons.com/resources/cells-of-plant-view
  7. http://www.schoolofdragons.com/resources/plants-and-animals-cells-view
  8. http://www.schoolofdragons.com/resources/parts-of-a-cell-mix-n-match-view
  9. http://search.theeducationcenter.com/search/Curriculum-Science–Type-worksheet–keywords-cells
  10. http://sciencespot.net/Media/CellsOrganellesWkst.pdf
  11. http://www.myschoolhouse.com/courses/O/1/70.asp
  12. http://www.cellsalive.com/worksheets/AnimalCellModel.pdf (high school level)
  13. http://www.pdst.ie/node/4274 (vast collection of teaching resources)

Lessons & Theory

  1. http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/ (fantastic theory and animations/interactive pieces)
  2. http://plantphys.info/plants_human/unitlife.shtml
  3. http://hilo.hawaii.edu/affiliates/prism/documents/pandacells.pdf (high school level)
  4. http://kea.kar.nic.in/vikasana/bridge/biology/chap_08.pdf

 

Videos: Songs, Animations, Tours

1. Cells Cells – Parts of the Cell Rap (3:08)

2. Animal Cell (9:44)

3. Animals Cells Structure & Functions Animation Video for Kids (4:17)

Cell Reproduction

4. Meiosis The Great Divide (7:40)

5. Mitosis: The Amazing Cell Process that Uses Division to Multiply (7:56)

 

Middle & High School

6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbiyKH9uPUw (The author does not allow video embedding, therefore, please view on YouTube. It’s worth it!)

7. A tour of the cell (14:16)

8. The cell song (3:09)

More science songs by this autor at http://www.sciencemusicvideos.com/

 

Virtual Labs

  1. http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/
  2. http://sciencespot.net/Pages/kdzbio.html (a mini collection of resources; checkout quizzes/flashcards)
  3. http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/science/virtual_labs/E08/E08.html
  4. http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/virtual_labs/BL_23/BL_23.html

 

Games

  1. http://www.biomanbio.com/GamesandLabs/Cellgames/CellExplorerAnimalCell.html
  2. http://www.biomanbio.com/GamesandLabs/Cellgames/celldefense.html
  3. https://jeopardylabs.com/play/cell-unit-study-guide-by-andrea-montiel-garces

 

Flash Cards with Games

  1. https://quizlet.com/55429710/cell-unit-study-guide-jared-7-flash-cards/
  2. http://www.cram.com/flashcards/cell-unit-study-guide-5099123

 

Quizzes

  1. http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078617340/student_view0/chapter2/chapter_review_quizzes-eng_.html
  2. http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078617340/student_view0/chapter2/chapter_review_quizzes-sp_.html (in Spanish, yay!)

 

Review Sheet

  1. http://www.warrenhills.org/Page/4162

 

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thanks

My enourmous thanks to all who have published and shared these fantastic learning resources. I appreciate you so much!  Lastly, if you know of anything relevant and super awesome to add here, please share it with us.  Thanks so much for your support, and happy cell unit learning!

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