COMMON CELL TRAITS A cell is the smallest unit that is capable of performing life functions.
COMPARING CELLS The size & shape of a cell relates to its function. (job it does)
Prokaryotic Cells (proh KAYR ee yah tihk) cells without membrane- bound structures EX: bacteria pond scum
Eukaryotic Cells (yew KAYR ee yah tihk) cells with membrane- bound structures EX: animals, plants, fungi and protists
protects the cell gives shape is made of cellulose A cell wall is found in plants, algae, fungi, & most bacteria. CELL WALL
CELL MEMBRANE Outer covering, protective layer around ALL cells For cells with cell walls,the cell membrane is inside the cell wall Allows food, dioxygen, & water into the cell & waste products out of the cell.