rigid wall around plant cells
flexible skin like rubber of a balloon; determines what gets in or out of cell
liquid inside the cell membrane that everything floats in
animal cells only; framework made of proteins inside cytoplasm that give animal cells their shape
control center of cell; directs cell's activities
threads of DNA, the instructions the cell follows to do its job
makes ribosomes and sends them out to cytoplasm
convert food molecules into energy to run the cell; called the powerhouses of the cell
often attached to nucleus; carries materials to different parts of the cell
tiny factories that help build proteins; float loose in cytoplasm
work with endoplasmic reticulum to deliver materials to different organelles in cell
bubbles or storage sacs which can be large or small
animal cells only; contain chemicals that break large molecules or old cell parts into smaller molecules; they digest things
animal cells only; help pull apart the DNA when cells are splitting in two
plant cells only; packets of green molecules called chlorophyll that capture energy from sun to help cell do photosynthesis and make food
holds together and protects the contents (nucleus)
carry out specific functions within the cell
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