In Cheek Cells, examine some of your own cheek cells under a microscope. Explore what your own cells look like up close. Cheek Cells is part of the Cell Lab. The Cell Lab is a hands-on wet biology lab located in the Human Body Gallery.
Describe how viruses, prokaryotic cells, and eukaryotic cells differ in relative size, complexity and general structure.
4. Life Science
Recognize that all cells do not look alike and that specialized cells in multicellular organisms are organized into tissues and organs that perform specialized functions. For example: Nerve cells and skin cells do not look the same because they are part of different organs and have different functions.