Chapter 1 The Cell

Scope of Lesson: Cell organelles-functions; efficiency based on size of cells; structure of onion peel-importance of staining with iodine.

1) Introduction-Cytology

2) Morphology of a cell:

  • 1) Cell membrane
  • 2) Cytoplasm
  • 3) Nucleus
  • 4) Diagram-Parts of a cell- Plant cell
  • 5) Animal cell

3) Finer structure of generalized cell:

  • Parts of cell-Characteristics and functions(table)

4) Differences between Plant and Animal Cell(table)

5) Types of cells: 1) Prokaryotic cells 2) Eukaryotic cells

6) Experiments

7) Key Points to remember: (Summary)

8) Key terms

9) BTT(Beyond the text): Extra Info.

10) Assignments:

  • 1) Objective type(1 mark each)
  • 2) Answer in one or two sentences (1 mark each)
  • 3) Give reasons (2 marks each)
  • 4) Short notes (2/3 marks each)
  • 5) Answer in detail (4/5 marks each)
  • 6) Board questions
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