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Science / Year 8 / Science Understanding / Biological sciences

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Curriculum content descriptions

Cells are the basic units of living things; they have specialised structures and functions (ACSSU149)

Elaborations
  • examining a variety of cells using a light microscope, by digital technology or by viewing a simulation
  • distinguishing plant cells from animal or fungal cells
  • identifying structures within cells and describing their function
  • recognising that some organisms consist of a single cell
  • recognising that cells reproduce via cell division
  • describing mitosis as cell division for growth and repair
ScOT terms

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