This clip describes how cells are organised into tissues, organs, systems and organisms and uses the human body as an example. The seven life processes are recapped that apply to all living things - movement, reproduction, sensitivity, nutrition, excretion, respiration, growth - this is sometimes abbreviated to MRS NERG.

First broadcast:
21 November 2008

Using a microscope, students could examine a range of different tissues. They should go on to draw diagrams showing how cells, tissues and organs are different but connected. They could choose a specific organ and investigate its structure and how this relates to function.