Cell Theory Timeline Quiz

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Who coined the term 'cell' after observing box-like structures in plant tissue?

Robert Hooke

Who was the first to observe live cells?

Anton Von Leeuwenhoek

Who proposed that all animals and living things are made of cells?

Theodor Schwan

What did Matthias Scheiden state about cells?

Cells are the building blocks of all plants.

What does the Cell Theory state about cells?

Cells are the basic unit of life.

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Cell Theory Founders

  • Robert Hooke coined the term 'cell' after observing box-like structures in plant tissue.
  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek was the first to observe live cells.

Cell Theory Proposals

  • Matthias Scheiden stated that cells are the basic units of plant structure.
  • Matthias Scheiden and Theodor Schwann jointly proposed that all animals are made of cells.
  • Theodor Schwann proposed that all living things are made of cells.

The Cell Theory

  • The Cell Theory states that all living organisms are composed of one or more cells.
  • The Cell Theory states that cells are the basic units of life.
  • The Cell Theory states that cells arise from pre-existing cells.
  • The Cell Theory states that cells are the fundamental units of structure, function, and inheritance in living organisms.

Test your knowledge on the Cell Theory Timeline with this General Biology 1 Reviewer. Learn about the discoveries of Hans and Zacharias Janssen, Robert Hooke, and Anton Von Leeuwenhoek in the field of cell biology.

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