Explore cells and their contents by trying to break them open! See if you can figure out if fruit is made up of cells!
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Students will know
- Cell parts (organelles, membranes, etc)
Students will understand
- DNA is found in cells, and cells are the building blocks of all living things.
Students will be able to
- Perform a DNA extraction on fruit to determine if it is composed of cells and therefore living.
Next Generation Science Standards Connections
MS-LS1-1: Conduct an investigation to provide evidence that living things are made of cells; either one cell or many different numbers and types of cells.