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Comparing Plant and Animal Cells

Life Science - Middle School

 
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© Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4734 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. Comparing Plant & Animal Cells energy The structures within the cell are known as organelles which carry out specific functions. Plant cells have many of the same organelles as animal cells and they serve the same functions. Plant Cells Plant Cell Animal Cells Animal Cell We can also distinguish plant cells from animal cells by their shape. Plant cells are primarily box shaped, whereas animals have more of an organic sphere shape. Plant cells also have specialized organelles (chloroplasts) that allow them to convert the Sun’s energy into food. chloroplast nucleus nucleus cell membrane golgi bodies endoplasmic reticulum endoplasmic reticulum mitochondrion light energy oxygen glucose water carbon dioxide mitochondrion cell membrane cell wall
Pause and Review Complete the Venn diagram comparing plant and animal cell characteristics. Animal Cells Both Plant Cells © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4734 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. Comparing Plant & Animal Cells