Mrs. Shryock, FHS Science
|Home | Weekly Overview | Human Body Corp | Cell City Activity | Grade Contract | Ghost Boy | Squid Week | Microbiology | Puzzles | Archaeology | Handouts/Powerpoints | Project NOAH Links | Hurricane Links | Hurricanes/Oceans | Calendar | Science In the News | Bain Park Renovation | Eco House Webquest | Class links | Science Fun Links | About The Teacher | School Links | Internet Safety | Email|
Cell City Activity
Here are some websites to get you started
Cell City Web Resources
If you are better at reading and processing information- go to 1 and follow the tour bus route.
If you are better at looking at things visually - go to two and look at the comparison of the cell and the city side by side. By clicking on the different tabs over the two pictures, you can learn more about each cell part or each city part.
1. By then end of this activity, you should have a good idea of how a cell and a city are similar.
Take a tour through a city to see how it is like a cell. Click on the tour bus picture in the right bottom corner of each window to continue you tour.
2. If you want to learn more about how cells are like a city, try this interactive site that allows you to point to an organelle in the cell and see what it is like in the city.
3. To see more pictures of cells and to see an interactive model of a cell, try this site.
Cell City Project
Monument Building Materials
Threats to the monument
Is it a Plant Cell or Animal Cell based city? Explain why.
Internet Resource for Creating Your Monument
Building Materials and Design
í http://www.artsresourcenetwork.org/public_art/starting_a_project/default.asp Use the questions at this site to help you to plan your monument.
í http://www.saratoga.ca.us/commission%20agenda/Public%20Art%20Policy%20Adopted%204.16.03.htm This is an actual selection process that is used to pick public art for a city. Section III A. has good guidelines for you to follow as you develop your monument
í http://www.coldspringgranite.com/comparing_granite_to_other_build.htm Comparison of different types of building stone.
í http://www.wowproject.co.kr/010618/eng/publicArt/paExamples/pa_ex_list.php Examples of public art
í Do a google.com search for “examples of public art”
Threats to Public Monuments and How to Protect A Monument
í http://www.sculptor.org/Conservation/ConservingMarble.htm Resources for conserving marble- also different kinds of weathering