In this week’s lesson we learned all about cells, the microscopic units that are the building blocks of all living things. Students discussed the size of cells and investigated all the microscopic parts or “organelles” that have important jobs within each cell. They then had a chance to show off their knowledge and design their own analogous cell “cities”! Every part of the cell was related to things you would find in a city (eg. nucleus was city hall as it is the “planner” of the cell and mitochondria are the power plants). By the end of the lesson, groups had worked on designing (and illustrating) their own cell city, and had a better understanding of the inner workings of the cell!