The cell is like a factory

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
cell membrane
protective outer cover of all cells & controls what goes in and out of cell – door security guard , gate, gloves
cytoplasm
gelatin-like mixture that flows inside the cell membrane – factory floor or jelly with food silly bans
organelle
structure in the cytoplasm, which performs a specific function – workers, machinery,employees
nucleus
directs all cell activities and contains DNA (genetic material) – boss
ribosomes
small structure that makes protein for cell activities – protein machine
ER
folded membranes that moves materials around in cell (rough or smooth) – conveyor belt
golgi body
packs and delivers substances inside a bubble called a vesicle – packaging, shipping
Vesical
package from golgi body that goes in or out of cell – boxes
Mitochandria
releases energy stored in food- electric generator
vacuole
temporary storage fro water, waste, food and other cell materials – trash can, barrel
lysosome
recycles worn out cell parts, breaks down food molecules and cell waste – maintenance/custodians
cell wall
rigid structure that protects and supports the cell (in plants and bacteria) – factory wall
chloroplast
converts the sun’s energy to food; green organelle contains chlorophyll – solar panels

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