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Unit 1 Intro to Life

Cell membrane-covered structure that contains all of the materials necessary for life
Prokaryote simple, small cell with no nucleus and few organelles
Eukaryote complex, large cell with a nucleus and lots of organelles
Nucleus organelle in eukaryotic cells that has the DNA and controls all the cell's activities
Organelle part of a cell that has a specific function
5 Characteristics of Life Response, Reproduction, Using Energy, Organization (Cells & DNA), Growth and Development
Total Magnification magnification of the eyepiece multiplied by the magnification of the lens
Diaphragm located under the stage; controls how much light comes through
Compound Light Microscope microscope that has more than one magnifying lens and uses light to see the image
Homeostasis Keeping your insides in balance
Mitochondrion organelle in eukaryotic cells that turns food into energy
Cell Membrane organelle that controls what goes in and out of the cell
Ribosome organelle that makes proteins inside the cell
Vacuole (Vesicle) organelle in eukaryotic cells that stores food and water
Golgi Body organelle in eukaryotic cell that packages things that need to leave the cell
Endoplasmic Reticulum organelle in eukaryotic cell that helps move things around the cell
Cell Theory All living things are made of cells; Cells are the basic unit of structure and function in living things; All cells come from other cells
Created by: ksdsscience