"a cell is like a ____"

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"a cell is like a ____"

Post by lilsweetpea572 » Mon Nov 14, 2005 10:39 pm

So the assignment is to create a metaphor comparing a cell to something. An example is "a cell is like a city" The neucleous is the city hall, and so on. I need another good metaphor to use, any ideas?

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Post by Leesa » Tue Nov 15, 2005 8:07 am

A cell is like a city. Cant you just say a cell is a complex structure, like a frame for a house and is eukaryotic and therefore contains the nucleus, which is the wooden planks that make the structure.

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Post by mmiaosmiling » Tue Nov 15, 2005 3:14 pm

in my textbook cell is compared to a well-regulated factory.

nuclear is the control center,mitochondrion is the power workshop,etc.
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Post by mith » Tue Nov 15, 2005 6:52 pm

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Post by MrMistery » Tue Nov 15, 2005 9:05 pm

someone said earlier it is like a club. many things want to get in, but only few do
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