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The Cell Organelle Pageant is an activity to reinforce student’s understanding of the structure and function of eukaryotic cell organelles. This activity should follow readings and a lecture presentation on cell types and structures. Students often learn about the structure of the eukaryotic cell in introductory biology courses, but they rarely move beyond a simple memorization of names and basic function. This activity not only requires that students remember these facts, but also expects them to move toward further understanding of the importance of various cellular functions.