This is a nice video that helps explain the wacky history of the cell theory by Lauren Royal (Ted talk). It's a nice review of the theory and important scientists that helped create it. Enjoy!-Science from Murf LLC
This graphic organizer can be used to introduce or review the Cell Theory with your student. Includes timeline of important discoveries supporting the cell theory and visuals to help students remember the topic. Students can fill in the blanks and color it.
Cell Interactive Notebook: Cell Theory Pop-Up Timeline
Scientific discovery isn't as simple as one good experiment. The weird and wonderful history of cell theory illuminates the twists and turns that came together to build the foundations of biology. ed.ted.com
Comic book style 4 page digital activity that is a fantastic way to wrap up the cell theory. Covers Hooke, von Leeuwenhoek, Schleiden, Schwann, and Virchow. Two version for differentiation. This one can also be printed but available on Google slides for Google Classroom.
Cell Structure, Function & Cellular Processes - Science Interactive Notebook
Over 30 interactive science notebook activities for cells! Characteristics and needs of life, levels of organization, cell theory, microscope parts, Robert Hooke, eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell comparison, cell organelle structure and function, osmotic solutions, cellular respiration and photosynthesis, mitosis, active and passive transport, and MORE!