Cell Parts (Organelles)

Organelles are cell structures that work together to carry out life processes. Fill in the sheet below to summarise the important organelles

Cell part (organelle)

Structure

Function

Cell membrane

very thin transparent sheet

holds everything inside & controls what comes in & out.

Cell wall

thick & strong, made of cellulose,  only found in plants

 provides strength for the plant.

Nucleus

small dark circular spot

The control centre for the cell & contains  genes.

Cytoplasm

watery jelly like substance which fills most of the cell.

It holds the cell organelles and contains nutrients & chemicals.

Vacuole

water filled bubble

 that helps to keep the cell firm

Chloroplasts

small green structures found only in the green part of plants.

 They make sugar for the plant.

Mitochondria

 Squiggly looking thing.

the part of the cell that does respiration to give the cell energy.