7.L.1.1 Compare the structures and life functions of single-celled organisms that carry out all of the basic functions of life including:
• Euglena
• Amoeba
• Paramecium
• Volvox
7.L.1.2 Compare the structures and functions of plant and animal cells, including major organelles (cell membrane, cell wall, nucleus, chloroplasts, mitochondria, and vacuoles).


  1. The Scale of the Universe
  2. Practice microscope parts
  3. Label Microscope Parts Game
  4. Microscopes Parts Practice
  5. How to use a Microscope interactive website
  6. Microscopes Webquest-Use the links below to complete your webquest
  7. How small is small?  Place these objects in order from smallest to largest.  There are additional links below you can follow if you have time left.
  8. Cells Alive!
  9. Amoeba Sisters Video Recap of Cells
  10. Cell Theory Video
  11. Build  a Cell Project
  12. Cell parts defined
  13. Interactive model of Eukaryotic cells
  14. Article: Facts About Cells
  15. Prokaryotes vs Eukaryotes video.  Lots of details
  16. Khan Academy for Prokaryote vs Eukaryote video
  17. Parts of cells video rap
  18. A collection of YouTube videos for protists:
    • WATCH this beautiful (20 min comprehensive) VIDEO about diversity within Protista
    • Here are some videos I made where you can observe the movement of amoeba & paramecia
    • See a Paramecium eating HERE
    • See an Amoeba eating two paramecia HERE
    • Get a closer look at flagella & cilia HERE
    • Amoeba hunting
    • See Euglena under 1000x magnification (higher power than our classroom scopes (400x max)
    • Field of view with paramecium (large fast moving), Euglena (smaller fast moving), and amoeba (large slow blobs)
    • Volvox dance
  19. Multicellular Organization Hierarchy short article
  20. Chart comparing multicellular organism organization