Cell Theory

Here is the movie we watched in class about Cell Theory:

movie

Notes on The History of Cell Theory:

Zacharias Janssen:

Late 1500’s

Scientific Contribution:______created the first compound microscope and first telescope________

Robert Hook:

1665

Scientific Contribution:_________named cells “cells” after monks’ cells, fought with Newton over discoveries___________

Anton van Leeuwenhoek:

1674

Scientific Contribution:___________made a tiny microscope in the shape of a paddle, discovered bacteria from dental scraping (called them animalcules)_______________

Matthias Schleiden:

1838

Scientific Contribution:_________realized all plants are made of cells__________________

Theodor Schwann:

1839

Scientific Contribution:___________has a nerve cell named after him, invented rebreather for firefighters, realized all animals are made of cells______________

Rudolph Virchow:

1855

Scientific Contribution:______________proved that cells come from cells (possibly stole this discovery from Robert Remak)_________________

 

 

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