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Edible Cells in 5th Grade Science

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How does cytoplasm in an edible cell taste? For that answer, ask a 5th grader! Our distance learning Science lesson featured the parts of a cell and an edible version of that cell part. 

 Food Used-----The Part of the Cell

orange jello---animal cell cytoplasm

lime jello---plant cell cytoplasm

red licorice----cell membrane

pretzels----cell wall

fruit smiley---nucleus

mint M&M's----chloroplasts


mini jelly beans----vacuoles

a sprinkle of nerd candy------ribosomes

The Class of 2024 Scientists  enjoyed their edible cells after a review of the cells and their basic purposes.