Chapter 2: Cell Structure and Function



Chapter Review:

  1. The diagram use during lecture. Click Here
  2. The animation/ flash video. Click Here

2.1 Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cell


  • Cell theory
  • Compare the structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell.


Reading Material:
  1. Eucaryotic Cell Interactive Animation




2.2 Microscopic Structure of Plant and Animal Cell


  • Illustrated detailed structure of plant cell and animal cell.
  • Compare the structure of plant and animal cell


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2.3 Structure and Function: Cell Membrane and Organelles


  • Structure of plasma membrane
    • List the component and state its function
  • Functions of plasma membrane
  • Structure and function of organelles.
    • Nucleus
    • Mitochondria
    • Rough Endoplasmic reticulum
    • Smooth endoplasmic reticulum
    • Golgi Complex
    • Ribosome
    • Lysosome
    • Chloroplast
    • Centriole

Reading Material:
  1. Fluid mosaic model

2.4 Cell Transport


Following the Link
  1. Membrane transport
  2. Active and passive transport>

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2.5 Cells are Grouped into Tissues


Describe the structure, distribution and function of the tissues found in multicellular organism.

Animal Tissue
  1. Epithelial tissues
  2. Nerve Tissue
  3. Muscle tissue
  4. Connective tissue
    • Bone tissue
    • Cartilage tissue
    • Blood tissue

Plant Tissue




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