Studied piece of dead, cork bark
saw "little boxes"
Said "Look! Cells!"
Discovered dead cells so not credited with the discovery of cells
Anton Van Leuwenhoek
Developed a more complex microscope
Lee= Wee "Wee little animals"
Created with discovering cells (the wee little animals) as the one's he saw were live Bacteria cells
Observed alga Spirogyra and Vorticella protist
Determined that all plants were made of cells
"Slidin' on the grass"
Stated that all animals are made of and come from cells
Studies diseases and states that all cells come from preexisting cells
vircHOW, answered HOW cells were made
Cell Theory (3 Parts)
1. Cells are the basic unit that can perform life's functions (means organisms have cells)
2. All living organisms are composed of 1+ cells (how many cells an organism has)
3. Cells only come from preexisting cells