We are Cellular

This resource brings together poetry and science to explore the history of the discovery of cells, and the way cells behave when they migrate. It includes discussion points and creative writing activities inspired by 'Micrographia, 1665', a new poem by Jack Cooper, commissioned for About Us.

Key Stages 3-5

Topics: cell biology, history of science - Robert Hooke

Literary features: metaphor, simile, punctuation, creative writing