Cell vocabulary

Whenyouhearthenew vocabularyjustthinkofa turtle

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Unformatted text preview: FFERENT job to do…it specializes. I am a heart cell! I am a skin cell I’m a Prison Cell! When you hear the new vocabulary…just think of a Turtle Cell Membrane Cell Membrane The cell membrane holds the cell together and allows nutrients in the cell It’s just like a turtle’s skin The cell membrane is on the edge of a cell Cytoplasm Cytoplasm Cytoplasm is the watery gel (Jello!) inside a cell….it’s goop! It holds the ORGANelles Cytoplasm is like the turtles blood and other liquids Mitochondria Mitochondria Mitochondria is an ORGANelle that releases energy from food Mitochondria is like a turtle’s stomach Nucleus Nucleus The nucleus controls the cell The nucleus is like the turtle’s brain Chromosomes Chromosomes Chromosomes are inside the nucleus and are made of genes (DNA) Genes decide the cells traits and activities (heart cell, eye cell (color)) Nuclear Membrane Nuclear Membrane The nuclear membrane allows substances to pass in and out of the nucleus It surrounds...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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