Cells Are Us is a broad-ranging introduction to the fascinating microscopic world of cells. The activities included examine animal, plant and fungal cells, unicellular micro-organisms, the smallest bacteria and non-living virus particles. Students will learn and compare the structure and function of cell types, uses and harmful effects of different cells, and the nature of micro-organisms. A major research project is included and designed to enhance research skills and encourage debate on biological theory.
Designed to be suitable for a wide range of student ages and abilities, Cells Are Us is an accessible and versatile primer to this crucial area of biology.