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Animal cells and plant cells
Animal cells usually have an irregular shape, and plant cells usually have a regular shape Cells are made up of different parts.
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About cells
Cells are very small. They are the basic building blocks of all animals and plants.
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What do animal cells and plant cells both have?
cell membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus
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What do plant cells contain that animal cells don't?
chloroplasts, vacuole, cell wall
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Whats the function of cell membrane
Controls what substances can get into and out of the cell.
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What is the function of cytoplasm
Jelly-like substance, where chemical reactions happen. In plant cells there's a thin lining, whereas in animal cells most of the cell is cytoplasm.
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What is the function of nucleus?
Controls what happens inside the cell. Carries genetic information.
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What is the function of chloroplast?
Where photosynthesis happens – chloroplasts contain a green substance called chlorophyll.
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What is the function of vacoule?
Contains a liquid called cell sap, which keeps the cell firm.
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What is the function of cell wall?
Made of a tough substance called cellulose, which supports the cell.
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Cells are very small. They are the basic building blocks of all animals and plants.

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