How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

15 terms

Mississinewa Cell Structure and Function

Learning the function of the different cell structures
STUDY
PLAY
Cell Membrane
Outer covering; allows certain materials in/out of cell
Nucleus
Brain; controls life of cell
Vacuole
Storage (bigger in plant cells)
Cytoplasm
Gelatin-like; allows organelles to move
Mitochondria
Energy is released from food; respiration
Cell Wall
Protects and gives structure (plant cells only)
Chloroplast
Uses light to make glucose (food); photosynthesis (plant cell only)
Rough ER
Transports materials in the cell; ribosomes attached
Ribosomes
Makes protein
Golgi Bodies
Sorts and transports material out of the cell
Lysosome
Breaks down and wastes; recycles
Nucleolus
Makes Ribosomes
Smooth ER
Transports materials in the cell; no ribosomes attached
DNA
Genetic or hereditary material; code of life
Chromosome
Structure of the hereditary material inside the nucleus