This learning module provides a review of "cells", the smallest unit exhibiting the properties of life. It discusses how these cells are being used in bioMEMS as well as other micro and nano-sized devices. A research activity provides the opportunity to further explore how cells can be used in bioMEMS (bio MicroElectroMechanical Systems).
This learning module contains the following:
- Pre-test: Knowledge Probe
- Reading: Cells: The Building Blocks of Life
- Presentation: Cells: The Building Blocks of Life
- Activity: Research on Cells - The Building Block of Life
Instructor materials for this learning module are available here.
This work made possible by Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Center through DUE grants #0830384, 0902411, and 1205138. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and creators, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.
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