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Discovering Cells

Bonnie Branch 7th Grade - 1-2 / Discovering Cells

cell basic unit of structure and function in living things
Robert Hooke An English scientist, was the first person to observe and describe cells.
Anton van Leeuwenhoek A Dutch lens maker, who was the first person to observe and describe living
cell theory 1. All living things are made up of cells 2. Cells are the basic units of structure and function in all living things 3. All cells are produced from other living cells
microscope A tool that makes things look larger than they really are
lens A piece of curved glass or other clear material that causes light rays to come together or spread
compound microscope A light microscope that has more than one lens
convex lens A curved lens in which the center is thicker than the edges
resolution The ability to clearly distinguish the individual parts of an object
Matthias Schleiden German scientist who concluded that all plants are made of cells
Theodor Schwann German scientist who concluded that all animals are also made of cells
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