Introduction to Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes

Identify the different kinds of cells that make up different kinds of organisms

There are two types of cells: prokaryotic and eukaryotic. In this section, we’ll explore the similarities and differences between these two types.

What You’ll Learn to Do

  • Identify features common to all cells
  • Contrast the composition and size of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Comparing Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells
  • Self Check: Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes