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7th Grade Cells

cells basic unit of structure and function of living things
organelles tiny structures inside cells that carry out specific functions within the cell
cell wall rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the cells of plants and some other organisms
cell membrane in all cells, controls what substances come into and out of a cell
nucleus cell's control center, directs all activities of the cell
mitochondria rod shaped, "powerhouses", they convert energy in food molecules to energy the cell can use
endoplasmic reticulum forms a maze of passageways to carry materials from one part of the cell to another
cytoplasm region between the cell membrane and the nucleus
ribosomes a small grain-like structure in the cytoplasm of a cell where proteins are made
Golgi bodies receives proteins and other newly formed materials from the endoplasmic reticulum, packages them and sends to other parts of the cell
chloroplasts captures energy from sunlight and uses it to produce food
vacuoles storage area inside cell
lysosome small, round, contains chemicals that break down large food particles into smaller ones
eukaryote living thing with membrane bound nucleus, includes plants, animals, fungus and protists
prokaryote bacteria, no membrane bound nucleus
6 traits of living things made of cells, does cellular respiration, grows/changes/develops, needs food or sun for energy, reproduces, responds to stimuli
Dr. King Phillip Can Order Fresh Green Salad Domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
Scientific Name Genus species
Created by: caron.kosters