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This is a simple example of the cell parts and what they do. Good to know!
a gelatinlike mixture that flows inside the cell membrane
helps control what enters and leaves the cell/ controls movement
directs all cell activities/ like the brain of the cell
endoplasmic reticulum (E.R.)
a network of tubes that complete different jobs/ moves material in the cell
releases energy stored in food
chloroplast (only in plant cells)
changes light energy to chemical energy
cell wall (only in plant cells)
provides support and protection to the cell
stores water, waste products, food, and other cellular materials
packages and moves protein
breaks down food molecules, cell wastes, and worn-out cell parts