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What is Cell Theory?

1. All living things are made of cells


2. Cells are the basic structural and functional unit of organisms


3. All cells are from pre-existing cells

How did Robert Hooke contribute to the development of cell theory?

How did Robert Hooke contribute to the development of cell theory?

In 1663, Robert Hooke introduced the term 'cell'

In 1663, Robert Hooke introduced the term 'cell'

How did Robert Brown contribute to the development of cell theory?

How did Robert Brown contribute to the development of cell theory?

In 1801, Robert Brown discovered the nucleus in cells

In 1801, Robert Brown discovered the nucleus in cells

What is the significance of technological advances to developments in cell theory?

Without technological advances the cell theory could not have happened. The microscope enabled us to see cells. The staining of the cells enabled division of the nucleus in cell division to be observed.

What cell organelles can be seen with a light microscope? (7)

1. Nucleus


2. Cell Membrane


3. Cell Wall


4. Cytoplasm


5. Chloroplast


6. Vacuole


7. Nucleolus





What cell organelles CAN NOT be seen with a light microscope? (5)

1. Endoplasmic Reticulum


2. Ribosomes


3. Lysosomes


4. Golgi Body


5. Mitochondria



What is the function of the NUCLEUS?


Can it be found in a plant cell?


Can it be found in an animal cell?

Contains the genetic information of the cell (chromosomes) and controls most of the cell's functioning.


Plant - YES


Animal - YES

What is the function of the CELL MEMBRANE?


Can it be found in a plant cell?


Can it be found in an animal cell?

To protect the cell from its surroundings as well as keeping everything inside the cell.


Plant - YES


Animal - YES

What is the function of a CELL WALL?


Can it be found in a plant cell?


Can it be found in an animal cell?

Surrounds the cell membrane and provides cell with structural support and protection, it also acts as a filtering system.


Plant - YES


Animal - No

What is the function of CYTOPLASM?


Can it be found in a plant cell?


Can it be found in an animal cell?

It is responsible for giving a cell its shape. It helps to fill out the cell and keeps organelles in place.


Plant - YES
Animal - YES