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Cells and Unicellular organisms

A living thing Organism
Composed of one cell only Unicellular
Composed of more than one cell. Multicellular
The part of the cell that controls all of the cells activities. Nucleus
A threadlike strand of DNA inside the nucleus Chromosomes
Storage containers for the cell. This is where water, food, waste is stored. Vacuoles
A jelly like substance that holds all the parts of the cell and contains many chemicals that keep a cell functioning. Cytoplasm
The thin covering that encloses a cell and holds its parts together. It allows some materials to enter the cell while keeping other materials out Cell membrane
The powerhouse of the cell, it releases energy from food. Mitochondria
A rigid outer layer that supports and protects a plant cell Cell Wall
Part of a plant cell that makes food Chloroplasts
A whip like structure, kind of like a tail, that moves an organism Flagellum
“false foot” a single cell organism pushes against the cell membrane forming a false foot, the rest of the cell flows after it. Pseudopod
hair like structures that act as oars and allow organisms such as a paramecium to swim Cilia
A unicellular organism that can change its shape and moves using a pseudopod Amoeba
A unicellular organism that is shaped like a slipper and uses hundreds of tiny hairs called cilia to swim. This organism has a mouth opening Paramecium
A unicellular organism that has a whip like flagellum to move and an eyespot to help guide it towards light so it can make its own food Euglena
A unicellular organism that live in colonies. The cells specialize to help the colony, or group of cells living together survive.Each volvox has two flagellums to help them move Volvox
Created by: jlhowe