The Kennedy Center: Get Inside a Cell!

Investigate how form and function are related in cells through scientific illustration. How can illustration show us the relationship between form and function in a cell?

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the components of an animal cell. They will match definitions of organelles with the organelle name, research the organelle’s form and function, and contribute to a class drawing of a cell by depicting a specific organelle within the composite cell. Through this lesson, students will explore answers to the essential question: How are form and function related in biology?

Science Topics
Music, Art, and Language Arts Topics
Visual Art
Middle School
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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