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surrounds cells; composed of protein and lipids; protects the inside of cells; supports cell; selectively permeable (like a window screen)
a network of canals which run throughout the cytoplasm; transports materials throughout a cell
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Dutch shopkeeper who looked at pondwater; observed "animalcules"-single celled organisms; first person to see living cells
English scientist who looked at cork cells and observed tiny boxes -cells "litte rooms"; coined the term "cell"
German scientist who observed animal tissue and stated that cells were the building blocks of both plants and cells; said there are different kinds of cells but similarities between plant and animal cells
all living things are made up of 1 or more cells; cells are the basic units of structure and function in living things; all cells come only from other living cells
movement of molecules from an area where there is more of them into an area where there is less of them (moving from greater to lesser concentration)
concentration of solute inside cell is higher than outside cell - water moves into cell using osmotic pressure
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