Animal and Plant cells


Animal and Plant cells


  • A nucleus to control a cells activities.
  • Cytoplasm where many chemical reactions take place.
  • A cell membrane that controls movement of materials in and out of the cell.
  • Mitochondria where energy is released during aerobic respiration.
  • Ribosomes where protein synthesis takes place.


  • Plant cells have a cell wall made of cellulose for support.
  • Plant cells have chloroplasts which contain chlorophyll for photosynthesis.
  • A permanent vacuole containing cell sap.

Overall comparison

Plant cells are different from animal cells because they have different functions.


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