Cell Function and Specialization

Cell Function and Specialization

by Lori Johnson

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What is mitosis?

How can scientists "see" with sound?

Why is the nucleus of a cell important?

Cell Function and Specialization looks at the "giant" world of the cell. You will learn about animal and plant cells, their different parts, and how each of these parts function. You will also learn about the amazing human brain cell and why it is vital to your body! Grab your microscope and come into the world of the cell!

Sci-Hi is a visually stimulating series that takes learning science core curriculum to a whole new level! Each title in the series explores an area of life, physical, or earth science in a way that is both engaging and comprehensive. Topics include everything from chemical reactions to cell function and specialization. Features of the series include high-interest spreads, fantastic photos and artwork, science activities and projects, quizzes, reviews, timelines, and two or more pages of glossary words and further information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410932389
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/22/2009
Series: Sci-Hi: Life Science
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 11 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

What Is a Cell? 4

The Discovery of Cells 6

Inside a Cell 10

A Cell's Covering 16

Cell Movement 18

Types of Cells 20

Organisms 24

Cells and Energy 26

Respiration 28

Photosynthesis 30

Cell Growth and Division 32

Specialized Cells 36

Cell Function Review 42

Quiz 43

Glossary 44

Further Information 47

Index 48

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