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					Cell Organelles Webquest 1. Type in the following address: www.cellsalive.com 2. Click on “Animal Cell” 3. List all the organelles found in the animal cell:

Nucleus
4. Sketch & label the nucleus:

5. What is the function of the nucleus? 6. What is found inside the nucleus? 7. What is the function of DNA? 8. What is the function of the nucleolus?

Endoplasmic Reticulum
9. What is the endoplasmic reticulum’s nickname? 10. What is the difference between the rough ER & the smooth ER?

Golgi Bodies
11. What is the function of the golgi bodies?

Mitochondria
12. What is the function of the mitochondria? 13. What happens at the cristae (inner membranes) in the mitochondria?

Lysosomes
14. What is the function of the lysosomes? 15. What can happen if the lysosome contents are released into the cytoplasm?

16. Give an example of this:

Cytoskeleton
17. What is the cytoskeleton’s function?

Cell Membrane
18. Describe the structure of the cell membrane. 19. What is the function of the cell membrane?

Cytosol
20. What is another name for the cytosol? 21. What is the function (what happens) in the cytosol? 22. Describe the cytosol.

Plant Cells
23. List all the organelles found in the plant cell.

Vacuole
24. What is the difference between the vacuoles in animal cells versus plant cells? 25. What is turgor pressure?

Cell Wall
26. What two types of cells have cell walls? 27. What is the function of the cell wall?

Chloroplast
28. What is the function of the chloroplast? 29. What are the main differences between plant cells & animal cells?


				
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