Unit 3A

Unit Title: Classification/Cell Biology
Unit Time Frame: 3-4 Weeks

Unit Overview
During this unit, students will learn that all
organisms are composed of cells, which are the
fundamental unit of life.

Essential Learning
--Describe the heirarchial relationship of
cells in living thing
--Characterize organisms as unicellular
or multicellular

--Differentiate between protists and bacteria

Key Concepts

--Distinguish between plant and animal cells
--Classify how living things are organized from
cell to organism

--Identify different types of single celled organisms
--Interpret a Dichotomous key

Unit Standards
Teacher Resources
Standards Scoring Matrix
Science/Engineering Practices
Cross-Cutting Concepts

Nature of Science