Cell Organelles and Cell Theory 7th grade Evans
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the basic unit of structure and function in living things
1. All living things are made of cells
2. Cells are the smallest unit of structure & function
3. All cells come from pre-existing cells
a tiny structure that carries out a specific function within a cell
a rigid outer layer that surrounds the cells of plants
controls which substances can enter or leave the cell
contains DNA and is the control center of the cell.
gel like substance that supports the organelles
produces the energy needed to carry out the cell's functions. The powerhouse.
Has passageways that carry proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another.
Assembles amino acids to create proteins.
Receives proteins and molecules from the ER, packages them and distributes them.
captures energy from sunlight and uses it to produce food in plant cells
a storage area for food, water, wastes and other materials.
uses chemicals to break down food and digests old cell parts
Found inside the nucleus and produces ribosomes.
What scientist gave us the term cell?
What does a plant cell have that a animal cell doesn't?
Chloroplast, Cell wall, larger vacuole, box shape
Surrounds the nucleus
the process a plant uses to make sugar or glucose using sunlight.
Contain a nucleus and other organelles that are bound by membranes.
cell that does not have a nucleus or other membrane-bound organelles.
How are animal cells different than plant cells?
These cells are round in shape and do not have chloroplasts or a cell wall.