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Cell Bingo  This game helps to reinforce the various structures, functions, and process of cells, and would be effective to use in reviewing for a test. Students are given a "bingo" card that contains various parts, functions, and organization levels of the cell. The teacher reads a description of a cell or process and the students must find the correct answer on their score card. The student that obtains "bingo" first, is rewarded your reward of choice.  
Cell Organization  An activity demonstrating how cell organization, structure, and function are like buildings, teams, and other things in our lives. It compares the similarities of cell structure and processes to our everyday lives. 
Cell vs. Organism  Cells have many functions that mirror functions of organisms. The purpose of this 5E lesson plan is to help students understand cells better and to understand and be able to compare the functions of a cell to the functions of the organism they inhabit.  
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Fighting Diseases Worldwide  A presentation discusses the history of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as its mission and goal to fight diseases worldwide. The presentation includes a brief explanation of the major organization, which comprise the CDC, as well as some of the diseases and conditions, which are of chief important to the organization. The CDC scientists and physicians work closely with other similar organizations such as the U. S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), and this relationship is highlighted. A video clip of the USAMRIID facility is also included. This presentation is inquiry-based for those students, who have an interest in the areas of science and medicine. 
Characteristics of Organisms  A PowerPoint presentation and activity to introduce and apply characterization of organisms into domain and kingdom. 

The PEER Program is composed of three grants entitled "GK-12 Fellows Integrate Science/Math in Rural Middle Schools", "Integrating Environmental Health Science in Rural Schools," and a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) entitled "Science Promotion in Rural Middle Schools".

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