Endoplasmic Reticulum Lesson for Kids: Definition & Function


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Endoplasmic reticulum is a collection of tubes that make, package and transport _____.

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1. Rough endoplasmic reticulum gets its name because it's covered in _____, which look like little bumps.

2. The surface of the Rough ER connects with the membrane that surrounds the cell _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you several questions about the two types of endoplasmic reticulum (ER). You'll need to know what smooth and rough endoplasmic reticulum make.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Know what endoplasmic reticulum makes, packages, and transports
  • Understand what rough endoplasmic reticulum is covered in
  • Tell what the rough ER connects with
  • Remember what smooth ER helps make
  • Determine what liver cells have a lot of

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about rough and smooth ER
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about liver cells to tell what they have a lot of
  • Reading comprehension - take away the most important information from the related science lesson

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about endoplasmic reticulum, check out the lesson called Endoplasmic Reticulum Lesson for Kids: Definition & Function. The lesson helps students:

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