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Cells

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Nucleus
directs all of the cell's activities. Control center of the cell.
Ribosome
produce proteins
Endoplasmic Reticulum
carry proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another
Mitochondria
convert food into energy
Chloroplast
found only in plants. Capture energy from sunlight and use it to produce food for the cell
Golgi body
receive proteins, packages them, and distributes them
Vacuole
storage areas of the cell
Lysosome
breaks down large food particles into smaller ones. Also breaks down old cell parts.
Cell membrane
protects the cell and regulates what substances enter and leave the cell
Cell wall
found only in plants. Helps to protect and support the cell
Cell
Basic unit of structure and function of all living things
Tissue
a group of similar cells that work together to perform a specific function
Organ
made up of various tissues that work together to perform a specific job
Organ system
Organs that work together to perform particular jobs
Population
A group of organisms that are of the same kind that live in the same area
Community
Two or more different populations living in the same area
Ecosystem
A community of organisms and their nonliving environment
Organism
Anything that can live on its own