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Mississinewa Cell Structure and Function

Learning the function of the different cell structures
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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