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What happens to a NUCLEUS when a cell divides?

  • It divides
  • Called Mitosis


Define Organs

  • An organ is a part of your body that performs a specific function:
  • like your brain, lungs, or skin
  • Organs consists of many tissues



  • Animal cells and plant cells can form tissues, like muscle tissue.
  • A living tissue is made from a group of cells with a similar structure and function,
  • They all work together to do a particular job
  • For example: muscle / the lining of the intestine


Define: CELLS


Define: Organ Systems

An organ system is made from a group of different organs

\they all work together to do a particular job.

Here are some examples of organ systems:

circulatory system

respiratory system

digestive system

nervous system

reproductive system