Animal and Plant Cells

You should be able to tell the similarities and differences between an animal cell and a plant cell.

An animal cell (left) and plant cell (right)

Below is a table that can help you.


It is important to remember that there are 3 extra parts to a plant cell and there are 8 in total you need to know.

Note: You may see some animal cells can contain small vacuoles but they do not contain a permanent vacuole! At GCSE we do not need to focus on this.

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