cell theory

cell theory

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  • The  Cell  Theory 
  • " The cork's holes remind me of monk's cells. I must observe this under my microscope. "
  • Why did Anton Van Leeuwenhoek choose a sperm to observe?
  • "The Cell Theory" is the interpretation of the correlation between cells and living things. Every cell comes from pre-existing cells and every living thing is made up of one or more cells.
  • Robert Hooke, an English philosopher created the term "cell" which process life. He observed a cork under his microscope and compared the cork's "room-like" features to tiny cells in which monks lived in.
  • Anton Van Leeuwenhoek, a Dutch businessman, discovered that cells were living when he observed ponds and sperm.
  • A Scottish botanist by the name of Robert Brown, created the term "nucleus" for the terms; however, the nucleus was already discovered by other scientists when the term "nucleus" was still not used.
  • The three scientists formed the "cell theory" with their knowledge. Most importantly, without the microscope, they would not have even discovered the concept of the cell, the smallest unit of life.
  • Cells have a major part in life. In order for something to be considered a living thing, it has to be made of cells and have various other characteristics. 
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