Learning Objectives for "Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells"

After completing this section you should be able to perform the following objectives.


1. Briefly describe why, in terms of differences in cell size, a eukaryotic cell is structurally more complex and compartmentalized than a cell that is prokaryotic.

2.* When given a description, determine whether a cell is prokaryotic or eukaryotic and explain why.

3. Briefly state why viruses are not considered as prokaryotic nor eukaryotic.

(*) = Common theme throughout the course






Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
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The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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