Cell Membrane Lesson for Kids: Definition & Function


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A cell membrane is _____.

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1. The main job of a cell membrane is to _____.

2. Because cell membranes are _____, they can control what crosses over them.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cell membranes are an important part of our body that not only keeps harmful things out of the cell, but also keep the parts of the cell in. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of what a cell membrane is and how it works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz/worksheet to assess you understanding of cell membranes and:

  • What a cell membrane is
  • The job they perform
  • Their properties
  • What they are made of

Skills Practiced

Skills that will be tested with the quiz include:

  • Defining key concepts - define important vocabulary, such as cell membrane
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about the job of a cell membrane
  • Knowledge application - answer questions about what cell membranes are made of

Additional Learning

This quiz/worksheet comes with a short lesson, Cell Membrane Lesson for Kids: Definition & Function, that will help you improve your understanding of the quiz/worksheet questions and learn more about:

  • Why cell membranes are important
  • The structure of a cell membrane
  • What the different parts of a cell membrane do