Nucleus The nucleus is found in both plant and animal cells. The nucleus controls what happens in the cell. The nucleus is like the brain of the human body.
Nucleolus Found in both plant and animal cells. The nucleolus makes ribosome. It is like a copier/printer.
Cell membrane Found in both plant and animal cells Boundary of cytoplasm that protects the cell. Gloves protect your hands like the cell is protected by the cell membrane
Cytoplasm Found in both plant and animals. The liquid in a cell that separates everything. The lemonade found in a glass of lemonade.
Ribosome Found in both types of cells. Makes proteins for the cell Building blocks because they stack like ribosome.
Mitochondria Found in both types of cells. It releases energy out of the cell. It is like a wreaking ball.
Vacuole Found in both types of cells. It is a storage bubble. It is like a warehouse.
Golgi body Found in both types of cells. Surrounds cell molecules. It is like a post office.
Rough ER Found in both types of cells. Transporting things is its job. It is like a fed-ex truck
Smooth ER Found in both types of cells. Synthesizing in the cell. Saving money in the bank is what it’s like.
Lysosome Only found in animal cells. Lysosome breaks down materials in the cell. Our stomachs break down food.
Cell wall Only plant cells have it. Protects the cell. It is like our skin.
Chloroplast Only plant cells have it. Makes energy from the sunlight. A person makes food for themselves.