Mississinewa Cell Structure and Function

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Learning the function of the different cell structures

Cell Membrane

Outer covering; allows certain materials in/out of cell

Nucleus

Brain; controls life of cell

Vacuole

Storage (bigger in plant cells)

Cytoplasm

Gelatin-like; allows organelles to move

Mitochondria

Energy is released from food; respiration

Cell Wall

Protects and gives structure (plant cells only)

Chloroplast

Uses light to make glucose (food); photosynthesis (plant cell only)

Rough ER

Transports materials in the cell; ribosomes attached

Ribosomes

Makes protein

Golgi Bodies

Sorts and transports material out of the cell

Lysosome

Breaks down and wastes; recycles

Nucleolus

Makes Ribosomes

Smooth ER

Transports materials in the cell; no ribosomes attached

DNA

Genetic or hereditary material; code of life

Chromosome

Structure of the hereditary material inside the nucleus

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