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What are Cells?
Transcript of What are Cells?
The cell is the basic structural and functional unit of all known living organisms
Parts of a cell
The Cell Membrane
The Cell Membrane acts like a fence controlling the movement of substances in and out of the cell
The Nucleus controls all the cell's activities. Without it, the cell eventually dies.
Cytoplasm is where many reactions take place.
Organelles keep the cells functioning correctly.
What are Cells?
Vacuoles is where water and dissolved substances are stored. Some animals cells have small vacuoles, but most have none at all.
Chloroplast contains the green pigment, chlorophyll, which is needed for photosynthesis.
Photosynthesis is the process in plants which uses carbon dioxide and water to make sugars
Respiration is the process in plants and animals which provides the energy for all other process which must continue for the organisms to live
a type of cell division that results in two daughter cells each having the same number and kind of chromosomes as the parent nucleus, typical of ordinary tissue growth