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    Prokaryotes vs Eurkaryotes, sims. and differences

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    Please help crafting a short story about the differences between prokaryotes and eukaryotes: At least 2 differences. Provide the differences in a story form (about a paragraph or two) to read to children that are 12 years old so they can clearly understand. Maybe with characters or something?

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    The differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells are provided.


    The first type of cell historically speaking. They evolved approximately 3.5 billion years ago.
    They are smaller than eukaryotes (approximately 1-5 nanometers).
    They are simpler than eukaryotes and have only one compartment (i.e. no organelles).
    Their genetic material is in the form of circular DNA floating in the cytoplasm.
    Single celled bacteria have a prokaryotic cell.
    If they are ...

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    In this solution six traits of prokaryotes and six traits of eukaryotes are provided. Also guidance on how to teach these concepts to 12 year old students is outlined.