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the division into two new cells.

Cell Membrane

thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters and leaves the cell. Found in both plant and animal cells

Cell Wall

A stiff outer layer that helps a plant keep its shape. Found only in a plant cell


Jelly like material that fills most of a cell. Found in both plant and animal cells.


a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction. Controls cell's activities. Found in both plant and animal cells.


Structures in the cells nucleus. Contain DNA- your genetic make-up.


The green part in plant cells that traps and uses light energy (sunshine)


a cell part that stores water and nutrients


Cell is at rest


chromosomes make copies


Chromosomes line up


Chromosomes start to split


Cell membrane begins to pinch in.

Daughter cells

Name given to two new identical cells.


Basic unit of all living things


A group of the same type of cells that carry out the same job


A group of the Different tissues working together


A group of organs that carry out the same job


All systems working together

Cell Theory

All living things are made of cells.
Cells are the basic unit of structure for all living things.
Cells come from other living things.


found that life only comes from matter that is living

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