VOCABULARY FOR SEPUP ACTIVITY 39 2014 What is the difference between an animal cell and a plant cell? ORGANELLES a specialized cell part that has its own function; like the organs in your body PHOTOSYNTHESIS a chemical process used by plants (and some other organisms) that converts light energy into carbohydrates that can be used as fuel for the organism LIGHT + CARBON DIOXIDE + WATER SUGAR + OXYGEN RESPIRATION A chemical process used by organisms – both plant and animal – that converts carbohydrates into energy for the organism to use OXYGEN + SUGAR ENERGY + CARBON DIOXIDE + WATER WHEN YOU ARE DONE RECORDING YOUR VOCAB: 1. Read the first two introductory paragraphs on page C-47. 2. In your group, discuss the following question: a. WHAT DO YOU ALREADY KNOW ABOUT THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PLANT AND ANIMAL CELLS? ASSIGNMENT Participate in class activity. o Draw & label pictures of both animal and plant cells. o Summarize the job of each organelle. Watch video. Answer the following questions: o Question # 1 – Make a Venn Diagram to help you compare and contrast plant cells and animal cells. o Question #2 – Explain the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration.