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Science Unit 3 Lesson 1 "What are Cells?"

the basic unit of structure and function of a living thing cell
living things organisms
unable to be seen with the unaided eye microscopic
surrounds the cell and controls what enters and leaves it cell membrane
release energy the cell uses to do its job mitochondria
jellylike, gives the cell its shape and holds all the cell parts cytoplasm
enclosed in a membrane and directs all the cell's activities nucleus
surrounds and protects a plant cell cell wall
stores water, nutrients, and wastes vacuole
uses energy from the sunlight to make sugar chloroplast
within the nucleus of an organism's cell are these structures made of DNA chromosomes
basic building block of life DNA
control an organism's characteristics genes
occurs within body cells and allows for growth mitosis
form sex cells, egg and sperm meiosis
characteristic passed from parents to their offstpring inherited trait
strong trait dominant trait
weak trait recessive trait
Created by: mrshassler