Unit 1 Cell Biology

Unit Introduction

Welcome to the Cell Biology Unit...or as we like to call it, What are we made of? In this unit we take your understanding of all things cellular and go a lot deeper. You'll find out how cells are made, what cells are really made of and, more importantly, what all their structures actually do. 

As you'll know by now, cells are the basic structures of all living things, and therefore understanding them is crucial for understanding life. Did you know there are about 10 trillion human cells in our body, and another 90 trillion bacteria cells on and in your body! That's a lot of cells reading this webpage!