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Benchmark #1 Science 6th

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Triple Beam Balance
equipment used to measure mass
Prokaryotic
cell that has no nucleus
Eukaryotic
cells that have a nucleus
Food, Water, Space, Air
basic needs of living things
Robert Hooke
person who named cells
Microscope
equipment used in the discovery and understanding of cells
Cell Theory
all organisms are made of one or more cells, basic unit of life, and come from other existing cells
Tissue
groups of cells that work together to perform a specific job
Organ
two or more tissues, work together to perform a specific job
Meniscus
what you look at when measuring volume in a graduated cylinder, lowest point of water
Sun
nearly all living things get their energy from this
Cell Membrane
cell part that acts as a barrier and allows certain things in and out
Chlorophyll
green pigment that gives the plant color
Mitochondria
breaks down food into a form that cells can use, release energy
Photosynthesis
takes place in chloroplast
Vacuole
stores water and other materials
cytoplasm
material that organelles float in within the cell