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Cells (organelles & function) 2016

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Cell Wall
Gives the PLANT cell support and structure
Ribosomes
Makes proteins
Chloroplast
Uses energy from the sun to make food for a PLANT cell
Cell Membrane
Allows movement of materials in and out of the cell
Vacuole
A storage place for water and food
Nucleus
the control center of the cell - directing the cell's activities
Mitochondria
gives the cell energy and power
Chlorophyll
the chemical (pigment) that absorbs the light and gives PLANTS their green color.
Cytoplasm
gel-like fluid that holds the organelles in place and fills the cell
3 structures that are present in a plant cell and NOT an animal cell
1. Cell Wall
2. Chloroplast
3. Large Vacuole
Cells
are the smallest unit of life able to carry out the functions an organism needs to stay alive - like eat, breathe, and reproduce
Prokaryote
An organism that contains NO nucleus
Eukaryote
An organism that DOES contain a nucleus
An example of a Eukaryotic cell
Plant cells and Animal cells
An example of a Prokaryotic cell
Bacteria cell
Where does photosynthesis occur in the plant cell?
Chloroplast
What classifies something as being "alive"?
1. Movement
2. Responds to Stimuli
3. Energy
4. Reproduction
5. Made of Cells

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