Animal and Plant Cells

Use the flashcards below to help you memorise the parts and functions of both animal and plant cells.

Nucleus

What is its function?

Nucleus

Contains the cell's DNA

Cell Membrane

What is its function?

Cell Membrane

Controls what goes in and out of the cell

Cytoplasm

What is its function?

Cytomplasm

Where chemical reactions take place

Mitochondria

What is its function?

Mitochondria

Respiration takes place here, provides the cell with energy

Ribosomes

What is its function?

Ribosomes

Protein synthesis takes place here

Cell Wall

What is its function?

Cell Wall

Protects the cell

Chloroplast

What is its function?

Chloroplast

The site of photosynthesis. Contains chlorophyll which makes the plant green

Vacuole

What is its function?

Vacuole

Contains cell sap and helps keep the cells shape