Chapter 1: The multi-cellular organism, a set of specialized cells

1. Write in your notebook :

          Theme 1: The Earth, Life and the Evolution of Life

                     Theme 1A: The functional organization of living organisms

                                   Chapter 1: The multi-cellular organism, a set of specialized cells
                                                    How does a multi-cellular organism work?

2. Watch the video : La pluricellularité. After viewing it, on a blank sheet of paper, write down the main ideas you have selected. Look for at least several minutes before restarting the video to complete or correct your key ideas.

3. Draw a multi-cellular organism with a shape different from the one shown in the video. On your drawing, differentiate cells and make cells specialized in reproduction, nutrition, locomotion (= movement) and protection. Your drawing does not have to be realistic.

Don’t forget the title of the drawing….

4. Learn the vocabulary :

  • cell : cellule
  • cytoplasm : cutoplasme
  • plasma membrane : membrane plasmique
  • organism : organisme
  • to surround / to be surrounded by : entourer / être entouré par
  • DNA : ADN
  • diagram : schéma
  • drawing : dessin
  • shape : forme