Cell Structure

Jada Richardson and Demian Rosales

Vacuole

  • The vacuole is the organelle that holds water and other substances.
  • The vacuole is looks like a blob of empty space.
  • Both animal and plant cells have vacuoles.
  • It is generally bigger in plant cells.


Nucleus

  • The nucleus is the control center of the cell.
  • It contains the instructions (DNA) of the cells.
  • The nucleus looks like a spherical object in the cell.


Lysosome

  • The lysosome is the digestive part of the cells
  • This organelle breaks down unwanted substances and waste.
  • Lysosomes look like little balls in the cell.


Nucleolus

  • The nucleolus is inside of the nucleus.
  • The nucleolus makes ribosomes.
  • The nucleolus looks like a hole in the nucleus.