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Jenna W’s: Cell Analogy to a Restaurant Kitchen

Thursday March 1, 2012

Cell Analogies show that cells can be compared to everyday things. This comparison helps to have a more complete understanding of the different organelles. The example Analogy that was given during class was of a city. The Nucleus was the town hall, the the Mitochondria was the factory, etc. One Analogy that could fit a cell is a Kitchen in a Restaurant. A kitchen has all the analogies needed in order to compare it to a cell.

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Joe G’s: Cell Analogy to The Universe

Thursday March 1, 2012

 A cell seems incomparable to anything in this universe.  But mabe the only thing one can compare it to is the universe itself.  Or, more specifically, a solar system.

In a cell, the mitochondria provide most of the power. This job is much like that of the sun, which produces energy for the rest of the solar system. The cell membrane, which protects the cell and controls what goes in and out, is like the atmosphere of a planet. An atmosphere will let light in, but debris will be burnt up. A cell membrane will let oxygen in, but will not let invaders through.

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