KS3 Science - Cells
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A collection of tissues acting together to perform a key function.
Collection of cells which all do the same job.
A human organ that contols the body.
A human organ that pumps blood around the body.
A human organ that allows us to breathe.
A human organ that cleans the blood.
A human organ that removes water from unwanted food.
A human organ that breaks down food sufficiently to allow it to be absorbed.
A human organ that breaks up food.
An organ which makes and destroys substances. It is used to clean the blood.
Used to make small things look bigger.
How much bigger a microscope makes things appear.
Glass sheet that a specimen is put on.
The part of a microscope you look down.
The part of a microscope used to make things look clearer or sharper.
What you see down a microscope.
The part of a microscope that is closest to the specimen. It helps to magnify the image.
The object you are studying, often down a microscope.
The part of the microscope used to hold the slide.
A dye used to colour parts of a cell to make them easier to see down a microscope.
The basic unit which living things are made of.
Cell Surface Membrane
Controls what goes in and out of the cell.
A tough wall around plant cells which helps to support the cell.
A green disc found in plant cells. It contains chlorophyll, which allows the cell to produce food.
A jelly inside cells which is where processes take place.
The control centre of a cell.
A storage space in plant cells.
A green substance found inside chloroplasts. It allows the cell to photosynthesise.
The seven features of life.
To get rid of waste products from the body.
Another word for food.
The production of offspring.
The ability to detect or feel changes in the environment.
The process which releases energy from food.
A cell that is adapted to perform a specific task (function).
When a cell has particular features to allow it to perform a certain job (function).
Small hairs on the surface of some cells.
Ciliated Epithelial Cell
Cells in the trachea (wind pipe) that have cilia growing from them.
A cell that can change its length and help us to move.
A cell that carries signals around the body. Also called a neuron.
A specialised cell found in leaves that contains many chloroplasts.
Root Hair Cell
A cell found in the roots of plants. It has a large surface area to allow water to be absorbed.
A specialised cell found in the roots, stem and leaves of plants, which transports water around the plant.
When a cell splits in two, allowing another cell to be formed.
An organ system that takes in oxygen and gets rid of carbon dioxide in our bodies.
An organ system that carries oxygen and food around the body in blood.
An organ system that breaks down our food.
A collection of organs working together to perform a particular function.
An organ system that removes poisonous substances from our body.
An organ system that carries signals around the body.
Water Transport System
An organ system that carries water around plants.