Cell Theory

By Gabe Biehl

Robert Hooke

The first person to discover cells was Robert Hooke in 1665. He examined small pieces of sliced cork. He noticed small pores that looked like what a monk would live in. Those were called cells. That's how Hooke got its name.

Anton van Leeuwenhoek

The first man to discover a live cell was Anton van Leeuwenhoek. He used a much better microscope that magnified up to 300x.

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