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Name the cell part and their functions. Tell whether it is in an Animal Cell, Plant Cell, or both.

Cell Membrane

In BOTH types of cells. Controls what goes in and out of the cell.


In a PLANT CELL. Captures energy from sunlight. Uses energy to produce cell food, which is sugar. Process called photosynthesis.


In BOTH types of cells. Houses gel-like fluids that support cell organelles.

Endoplasmic Reticulum

In BOTH types of cells. Carries substances, like proteins, to various parts of the cell.

Golgi Body/Complex

In BOTH types of cells. Receives materials from endoplasmic reticulum, distributes materials.

Large Vacuole

In a PLANT CELL. Stores water, food, waste and more for a plant cell.


In an ANIMAL CELL. Contain chemicals that break down certain materials. Breaks down dead cells.


In BOTH types of cells. Organelle that produce most of the cells energy, which is ATP.

Nuclear Envelope

In BOTH types of cells. Protects the Nucleus. Lets things in and out of the Nucleus.


In BOTH types of cells. Makes Ribosomes.


In BOTH types of cells. Directs all cell actions, including reproduction.


In BOTH types of cells. Produces proteins.

Small Vacuole

In an ANIMAL CELL. Transport and stores materials, including waste.

Cell Wall

In a PLANT cell. Helps protect and support the cell. Gives a plant cell a shape.

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