Cell theory

By Katie redd

Robert Hook

Robert Hook descovered cells in 1665. He found them in a thin slice of cork he was examining. He named them cells because they reminded him of the ones like people would live in.


Matthis Schleiden

Many years of scientists work have made up the cell theory. In 1838 Matthis Schleiden a German scientist found that animals had cells too.





The three parts of the cell theory

The three parts

1st all living things are made of cells.


2nd cells are the basic unit of life.

3rd all cells are produced from other cells.