Levels of Organisation

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What is an organelle?
Tiny structures within cells.
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What is found in a typical animal cell?
Nucleus, Cell Membrane,Cytoplasm
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What is the purpose of a nucleus?
The organelle which contains the genetic material that controls the cell's activities. It is surrounded by its own membrane.
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What is the cell membrane?
Forms the outer surface of the cell and controls the substances that go in a
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What is the cytoplasm?
A gel-like substance where most chemical reactions happen.It contains enzymes.
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What is usually found in plant cells?
Nucleus,Cell membrane,Cytoplasm, Chloroplasts, Cell wall, Vacuole
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What is the purpose of the chloroplasts?
This is where photosynthesis happens. Chloroplasts contain a green substance called chlorophyll, which is used in photosynthesis.
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What is a cell wall?
A rigid structure made of cellulose, which surrounds the cell membrane. It supports the cell and strengthens it.
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What is a vacuole?
A large organelle which contains cell sap. It supports the cell.
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How are red blood cells "specialised?"
For carrying oxygen (and haemoglobin)
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How are white blood cells "specialised?"
To defend body against disease
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What are similar cells organised into?
Tissues
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Define "tissues"
A tissue is a group of cells that work together to carry out a particular function.
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What are tissues organised into?
Organs
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What do organs make up?
Organ systems
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