Science Video

Science Video

Published on 9 February 2021
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Transcript
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Specialized cells
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By: Tristan, Sophia, Andrew & Byron
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Today we are going to talk about 4 different types of specialized cells.
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The Sperm cell
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The Root Hair Cell
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The Nerve Cell
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And at last The Red Blood Cell
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The Sperm
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The Sperm Cells function is to find an egg cell to fertilize it.
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The whole of it is split into two different parts
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The Head
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The Head has DNA and the content (or ingredients) to make a new individual
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The Tail
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The tail of a sperm cell is very long the reason for this is the sperm needs be able to move around to be able to get to the egg cell.
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The Root Hair Cell
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The Root hair cells main purpose is to take nutrients and absorb water from water particles.
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This is a picture of a root hair cell up close
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Now on to the...
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The Red Blood Cell
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There.
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So this might sound alarming but there are over 20 trillion red blood cells in your body.
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Like WOW!!
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The Red blood cells purpose is to carry oxygen through the whole body, it's like a engine.
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Cool right? You know whats also cool! The Shape.
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In a way it kind of looks like a donut
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Fun Fact: The red blood cell doesn't have a nucleus, the reason for this is because the red blood cell needs lots of space for oxygen.
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