Atoms and Cells

by: Page Keeley

The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about the smallest parts of living and nonliving things. The probe is designed to determine how students distinguish between cells and atoms in living and nonliving contexts.

Grade Levels

Elementary High School Middle School


Atoms Cellular structures


Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/1/2011Stock # PB291X1_6

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