Sciences 5º living things


Cards to learn the main vocabulary about living thins and what they are made up
Mª Cristina E.  PEÑA RUIZ
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Basic life processes INTERACTION: detect information from the environment and react to it.
Basic life processes NUTRITION: trasform the substances that we need to live and grow .
Basic life processes REPRODUCTION: create new members of their own species.
Animal cell
Plant cell
What is the function of the nucleus? The nucleus controls everything that happens inside the cell.
What happens in the cytoplasm? We find special organelles that carrry out different life processes.
What is the cytoplasm like? The cytoplasm is a thick clear liquid protected by the membrane.
What does the membrane do? The membrane surrounds and protect the cells.
What are the special organelles in the cytoplasm of plant cells? There are special organelles called chloroplast that contain a green liquid: clorophyll
Plant cells contain a vacuole but....what is its function? The vacuole is like a bag that stores food and water. When it is empty the plant loses its rigid structure.
Unicellular organisms Living things made up of only one cell such as bacteria or yeast.
Multicellular organisms Living things with many cells.
Diffferent shapes of the cells: spherical Spherical. Example: The nerve cells.
Different shapes of the cells : circular Flat an circular. Example: red blood cells.
Different shapes of the cells: spherical and ovals Female reproductive cells are spherical and male reproductive cells are oval with a long tail for swimming.
Tissue: cells join together to form a tissue with a specific function.
Organs: are made of different tissues The function of the lungs is to absorb oxygen from the air.
Systems are groups of organs that work together to perfom an action.
Plant cells have a rigid cell wall.
Plant tissue is made of many cells join together.
Plant organs are made of tissues. A leaf is an organ.
Plant systems are groups of organs and tissue that together to carry out a function. Flowers and pollen are part of the reproductive system of flowering plants.
The function of the roots is to absorb water and minerals but they have ... ... root hairs that increase the area in contact with the soil. So, they can absorb more water and minerals
The function of the stem is ... to support the plant and transport water, minerals and sap throughout the plant.
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