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Think of a City • How does it operate? • Who protects the city? • Who runs the city? • How does the city manage its trash? • How does the city get food? • How does the city get its power? • How do you know when you are in the city limits?
Now think of a Cel • Do the parts of the cel compare to any parts of a city? • What cel parts do you remember from yesterday? • How many can you relate to the parts of a city?
A cel can be compared to a city! • Each part of the cel has its own function or purpose. • The parts of the cel can be compared to the parts of a city based on their similar purpose.
Cel Part City Analogy Purpose A. Cel City Area with fixed boundary B. Cel Membrane City Limits Surrounds & border C. Cytoplasm Environment Inner space D. Nucleus City Hal Controls the activities E. Nuclear Membrane Police Force Protects F. Ribosomes Farm or Factory Makes products G. Endoplasmic Reticulum Roads or Highways Transportation system H. Golgi Bodies Post Office or UPS Packs & carries I. Mitochondria Power Plant or solar panels or Provides power windmil s J. Lysosomes Recycling Plant or Recycle & waste disposal Waste Management K. Vacuole Storage Facility – boxes, Stores food and waste crates, and plastic bags L. Chloroplast Green grass within the city Where photosynthesis takes place M. Cel Wal Brick wal surrounding city Gives shape, structure, support, and protection
Creating your own Cel = City • You are going to create your own real or imaginary city. • Each part of your city wil correspond to a part of the cel . • Your city must have: • a name • a border • a ruler (mayor, king, queen) • police force or protection • make a product • have a way to deliver the product • power system • a way to deal with the garbage
Cel City Analogies • An analogy is a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based. Endoplasmic Reticulum The road represents the endoplasmic reticulum because they are both transportation systems
Choose an Animal Cel City or a Plant Cel City The plant cel wil have two extra parts: Cel Wal Chloroplasts You wil receive an extra 2 points if you choose the plant cel .
1. Sketch your city in pencil on large computer paper. 2. Label and circle each part of the city 1. A-M for plant cel 2. A-K for animal cel 3. Create a legend in the corner of your city. 4. Color your city completely and neatly
A. City = Cel B. Brick Wal = Cel Wal C. Gate = Cel Membrane D. Air = Cytoplasm E. City Hal = Nucleus F. Police Station = Nuclear Membrane
A I C D G B H E J Legend A: Far Far Away F B: Brick Wal C: Environment D: Shrek’s Castle E: Puss-n-boots Security ServiceF: Gingerbread Man’s Cookie Factory G: Roads H: 3 Blind Mice Delivery Service I: Dragon Power Service (DPS) J: Donkey Recycling
Final Product • Your map/picture must be neat, colorful, correctly labeled, and have a legend or key. • Use pencil first then color. • Be creative! Have fun with it. • Past examples included • underwater cities • prehistoric cities • skate parks • amusement parks