Animal and Plant Cells 2

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Different Cells for Different Jobs

Ciliated Cell - this cell is found in the lining of the windpipe. Its surface area is covered with tiny hairs called cilia. These waft dirt and germs up the throat.

Paliside Cell - this cell is found on the topside of a leaf. It contains tiny green discs called chloroplasts. These absorb sunlight in oder to make food.

Sperm Cell - it uses its tail to swim to the ovum. The head contains the nucleus which enters the ovum during fertilisation.

Root Hair Cell - this is found on the surface of the root. Its job is to absorb water from the soil. It is long and thin with a big surface area to absorb water.

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