Cell Theory and the Scientists Who Helped Shape It
The smallest unit that can perform all life processes
the Cell Theory
Anton van Leeuwenhoekhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_van_LeeuwenhoekBorn: October 24, 1632Died: August 30, 1723He is known as the “Father of Microscopy.”???
Anton van LeeuwenhoekDiscoveries:
-1673: He looked at
pond scum under
the microscope and
organisms he called
animalcules or little
-1676: discovered bacteriahttp://www.kent.k12.wa.us/staff/TimLynch/sci_class/c
http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/PictDisplay/Hooke.htmlBorn: July 18, 1635Died: March 3, 1703Wrote and published “Micrographia”Known as the “English Father of Microscopy”
Robert Hooke-He observed pieces of cork from the bark of a cork tree under the microscope.-His observations led him to coin the word “cell.”
-“Cell”-means little rooms in Latin
-He compared the small boxes to the small rooms http://www.learner.org/channel/courses/essential/life/s
that monks lived in.Contributions:
9066147/Mathias-Jacob-SchleidenBorn: April 5, 1804Died: June 23, 1881German botanistDiscovered that all plants were made of cellsContributed to the creation of the cell theory?????
Theodor Schwannhttp://www.nndb.com/people/357/000096069/Born: December 7, 1810Died: January 11, 1882German zoologistConcluded that all animals are made of cells.Contributed to the creation of the cell theory?????
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Rudolf_Virchow.jpgBorn: October 13, 1821Died: September 5, 1902German pathologistHe is known as the “Father of Pathology.”Discovered that all living cells come only from other living
The Cell TheoryMajor Contributors:
?Matthias Schleiden?Theodor Schwann?Rudolph Virchow?
The Cell Theory
1.All living things are made of cells.
2.Cells are the basic units of structure and function in living things.
3.Living cells come only from other living cells.