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Cell Theory

Cell Theory People and Events

Robert Hooke In 1665, this scientist discovered the cell after investigating a piece of cork through a lens.
Anton van Leeuwenhoek In 1674, sing a tiny lens that magnified objects up to 270 times, this scientist was considered the father of the microscope. He used his invention to study yeast plants.
Mathias Schleiden and Theodor Schwann In 1838, this scientist discovered that all plants were made of cells. A year later, this scientist hypothesized that animals, too, were made up of cells. Together, they wrote the first two principles of cell theory.
Rudolf Virchow In 1855, this scientist completed cell theory when he concluded that cells only form from other cells.
What important event happened in 1665? Robert Hooke discovered the cell. He coined the term "cell"
What important event happened in 1674? Anton Von Leeuwenhook invented the microscope.
What important event happened in 1838? Matthias Schleiden concluded that all plants are made of cells.
What important event happened in 1839? Theodor Schwann realized that all animals are made of cells.
What important event happened in 1855? Rudolf Virchow theorized that all cells come from other cells.
What are the 3 components of Cell Theory? 1. All living things are made of cells 2. Cells are the basic unit of structure and function in all living things. 3. All cells come from existing cells.
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