|Science Focus Topic 5 Notes: Cell Specialization & Organization||| Print ||
Different cells have different structures and functions:
Can you identify each?
The Advantages of Being Multi-cellular ?.. Size ?.. Versatility
Multi-cellular organisms can:
- live in a wide variety of environments
Tissues are groups of similar cells that work together, having similar structure
Each organ is made up of several tissues all working together. They are distinct structures in the body that perform particular functions. (Plants have organs as well ? roots, stem and leaves)
Organs work together to perform activities that help the organism function as a whole. Plants typically have two systems (root system and shoot ?stems and leaves ? system). A reproductive system (flowers, fruits and seeds) is often produced at certain times as well.
Topic 5 Review p. 144
WRAP-UP p. 145