Design a Cell

Updated: 7/8/2019
Design a Cell
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Specialized Cells Lesson Plans

Specialized Cells: Definition and Student Activities

Lesson Plans by Oliver Smith

Cells are the building blocks of all living things. The human body contains hundred of different types of cells that each serve a different purpose. Each cell has adaptations that allow it to work effectively within living things. Once students have mastered basic cells, they should move on to specialized cells and their specific functions. The following activities are aimed to help students differentiate between specialized cells through visual aids and vocabulary!


Specialized Cells

Storyboard Text

  • The function of this cell is to send electrical messages through the body.
  • Nerve Cell
  • Walls of connections are made of an insulator
  • Nucleus
  • Many long connections to other cells
  • Cytoplasm
  • Cell Membrane