Nucleolus Lesson for Kids


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The nucleolus is like the _____ of the nucleus.

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1. The nucleolus doesn't make _____, but it does manufacture subunits that come together to make _____, an important part of the cell. (Both blanks are the same word!)

2. The nucleolus also helps to produce almost half of _____ for the cell.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These review tools can help you see how much you know about the nucleolus. The quiz includes questions about the role and purpose of the nucleolus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments test your knowledge of the following:

  • Relationship between the nucleolus and ribosomes
  • Term for combining things to make something else
  • Roles of the nucleolus

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important details from the science lesson on the nucleolus
  • Information recall - remember information you know about how the nucleolus helps ribosomes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to select the correct description for the role of nucleoli

Additional Learning

Learn more using the lesson Nucleolus Lesson for Kids. This lesson can help you cover these topics:

  • Meaning of nucleolus
  • Location of ribosomes
  • Roles of ribosomes