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Ch 3: The Parts of Cells: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Parts of Cells chapter of this Middle School Life Science Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about cellular components. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving the parts of cells required in a typical middle school life science course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other life science work.
  • Identify the cell parts concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our Middle School Life Science Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the parts of cells and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding chloroplasts, mitochondria, organelles or any other cell parts topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their science learning
  • Prefer learning about science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their parts of cells unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in middle school life science
  • Don't have access to their science teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the components of cells
  • Discuss instances where active or passive transport are required
  • Explain the processes of saturation, osmosis and diffusion
  • Understand what happens during endocytosis and exocytosis
  • List the components of the nucleus
  • Describe the structure of mitochondria, chloroplast and plant cells
  • Contrast prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
  • Learn about the infection cycles and characteristics of viruses

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: The Parts of Cells: Tutoring Solution
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Endocytosis and Exocytosis Across the Cell Membrane

1. Endocytosis and Exocytosis Across the Cell Membrane

Cells can engulf their surroundings through a special process called endocytosis, folding its membrane inward to consume its surroundings. It can also get rid of the leftovers through exocytosis. Explore the strange world of cell consumption in this lesson.

Chloroplast Structure: Chlorophyll, Stroma, Thylakoid, and Grana

2. Chloroplast Structure: Chlorophyll, Stroma, Thylakoid, and Grana

Photosynthesis occurs inside plant cells in tiny structures called chloroplasts. Learn about chloroplast structure and some of its important components including chlorophyll, the stroma, thylakoids, and grana.

Plant Cell Structures: The Cell Wall and Central Vacuole

3. Plant Cell Structures: The Cell Wall and Central Vacuole

There are many different structures in a plant cell, like chloroplasts, for example, which help turn light energy into food. Explore the two other most important structures - the cell wall and the central vacuole - in a plant cell.

Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells: Similarities and Differences

4. Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells: Similarities and Differences

Eukaryotes are cells that have a nucleus and other organelles while prokaryotes are cells that do not have any organelles. Explore the many other similiarities and differences between these two cell types and discover their purposes.

Viruses: Bacteriophage Lytic and Lysogenic Cycles

5. Viruses: Bacteriophage Lytic and Lysogenic Cycles

Viruses can infect many organisms, even bacteria. A bacteriophage is a special kind of virus that infects bacteria. Explore the way bacteriophages replicate using the lytic and lysogenic cycle.

Organelles in Cells: Definition & Functions

6. Organelles in Cells: Definition & Functions

Organelles in cells are responsible for keeping the cell alive. Explore the definition and function of organelles and learn about plant organelles and how plant cells are different from animal cells.

Vesicles: Definition & Function

7. Vesicles: Definition & Function

Vesicles are cellular organelles made of a lipid bilayer that can perform multiple functions in order to keep cells alive and growing. Explore more about a vesicle and learn about four types of vesicles and their functions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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