A Human Cell is Like McDonald’s By Kyllie Cell Membrane • The building is the structure of McDonald’s. Martins Ferry is the cytoplasm. • The people in Martins Ferry go to McDonalds. The dumpsters are the lysosomes • They get rid of the trash by putting it into the dumpster. The French fry cooker and the stove are the mitochondria • The cookers produce the energy to cook the food. The cooks are like the ribosome. • They make the food. The endoplasmic reticulum is the dining room where the people eat. • The people eat the food. Golgi Bodies are the servers who give you your food. • They pack and hand the food to you. The nuclear membrane is the drive thru window. • It sends food and money through the window. The manager is the nucleus. • He watches over the employees. Food make up the chromosomes. • It makes up the menu.