Unique Animal, Plant and Bacteria Characteristics
For life all cells have basic needs. Cells have diverged in their structure and function to accommodate these survival requirements. Here are some KEY TERMS to help you think, explore and search for similarities and significant differences that have become the characteristics of eukaryote (animal, plant) and prokaryotic (bacteria) cells. Examples might be searching: eukaryote prokaryote reproduction or animal plant cell energy.
Reproduction / cell division
Energy trapping, storage and consumption
Form / shape / structure
Compartmentalization of cell functions
Communication within and beyond the cell
Cell / organism survival