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Cell
basic unit structure and function in living things
Cell Membrane
thin structure that surrounds the cell; protects the cell
Cytoplasm
all the living material inside a cell except the nucleus; the "gel" in the cell (nucleus floats in the cytoplasm); where many reactions occur: where most of the cell's activities take place
Nucleus
control center of a cell; controls all cell functions and activities
Mitochondria
produces energy for a cell
organelles
small structures in the cytoplasm that perform special jobs
ribosomes
produces protein
vacuoles
stores food and waste in the cell
chloroplasts
contains chlorophyll; green pigment plant; structure only found in plant cells
cell wall
structure only found in plant cells; provides extra protection; protects and supports the cell; help cell keep shape and structure
three main cell parts
cytoplasm, cell membrane and nucleus
photosynthesis
food-making process that uses sunlight
chlorophyll
chemical pigment needed for photosynthesis
Photosynthesis cycle
carbon dioxide -> water -> energy (sunlight/chlorophyll) ->
Glucose (sugar) + water + oxygen ->
Which part of a flower make pollen?
stamen
pistil
female reproductive organ in a flower
sepal
special kind of leave and it protects the flower bud
stamen
male reproductive organ in a flower; produces pollen
pollination
for pollination to take place, pollen grains must move from a stamen to a pistil
fertilization
union of nuclei of a male sex cell and a female sex cell