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  • Protists

    Protist Protist Temporal range: Neoproterozoic – Recent | | Scientific classification | Domain: | Eukarya | Excluded groups * Fungi * Plantae * Animalia Many others; classification varies | * Chromalveolata * Heterokontophyta * Haptophyta * Cryptophyta (cryptomonads) * Alveolata * Dinoflagellata * Apicomplexa * Ciliophora (ciliates) * Excavata * Euglenozoa * Percolozoa * Metamonada * Rhizaria * Radiolaria

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  • Fungus Like Protists

    Funguslike Protists * heterotrophs‚ decomposers * called slime molds and water molds Dog Vomit Slime Mold  Mushroom Plantlike Protists: Red‚ Brown‚ Green Algae Green Algae: Phylum Chlorophyta Unicellular green algae‚ Colonial (volvox)‚ Multicellular (ulva‚ sea lettuce) Spirogyra live in water‚ multicellular named after a spiral shaped chloroplast autotrophic Diatoms (Plantlike Protist) produce thin cell walls of silicon‚ main component

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  • Protist study guide

    PROTIST STUDY GUIDE 1. Where can Protists primarily be found? Most Protists can be found in wet areas‚ tree trunks and other organisms 2. What niche do Protists fill in an ecosystem? Protists have a big role in marine life‚ it serves as housing for many animals and food for many as well. 3. What are the 3 categories of Protists? Animal-like protists plant-like protists and fungus-like protists 4. What are the 4 types of Protozoa and how does each one move? Ciliates : Have hundreds of

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  • ruiz paulina Protist Webquest

    PROTIST WEBQUEST    Part A: Click on the “Introduction to Protist” link and answer questions 1­6.  Introduction to Protists  Go to the website: http://www.funsci.com/fun3_en/protists/entrance.htm  1) What is a protist?   [ Protists are very small‚ single­celled eukaryotes.    ]  2) What types of environments do they typically inhabit?   [   ]  3) Are bacteria and protists the same thing?  Why or why not?   [   ]  4)    What is a prokaryote?[   ]  5)  What is a eukaryote?[   ]  6)  What has a more complicated structure: bacteria or protists

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  • Observing Protists Through Hay Infusion Preparation

    Observing Protists through Hay Infusion Preparation Abstract: Protists are known to be the very first eukaryotic organisms on earth. The Kingdom Protista was first classified by Haeckel in the year 1866. Now‚ there are many known species of protists. After learning about protists in class‚ the group decided to observe the different species of protists found in pond water. The group prepared a preparation to be able to culture the protists until it was time to view them. After a few days‚ the

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  • Grade 8 science teacher's guide

    Protists Protists are a very large‚ diverse group of organisms‚ including the plant-like protists (algae)‚ fungi-like protists‚ and the animal-like protists (protozoans). They are all eukaryotic‚ and most are unicellular. Traditional taxonomy of protists (Kingdom Protista) did not accurately represent evolutionary relationships‚ so the classification of this group is unsettled.  Modern taxonomy has rearranged the group formerly known as Kingdom Protista‚ separating the different types of organisms

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  • Pond Water Life Lab - Science Probe 10

    plant-like protists‚ because they have chloroplasts. 4. Animal-like protest can breathe‚ and eat. 5. The euglena uses its whip-like "tail" to move. It flicks the tail and that propels it around. 6. The paramecium uses its cilia to move around randomly. 7. The amoeba uses its pseudo pod (false foot) to move around. 8. I do not know if the protists I saw were free living or parasitic. 9. The white blood cells in our body are like an amoeba. 10. 11. Drinking water is kept free of protists by filters

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  • Lab Report About Examination of Protozoan Cultures

    in order to identify characteristics associated with cell structure and movement of these one-celled organisms. We found that Protists exhibit certain characteristics that allow them to be categorized into different groups‚ mainly determined by their locomotion patterns. Despite differences in locomotion and the varying plant-like and animal-like organelles‚ all protists share key characteristics and functions that allow them to feed‚ grow‚ and reproduce--processes essential for survival and common

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  • Kingdom Protista

    Use diverse modes of nutrition Ingest food Absorb nutrients from surroundings Photosynthesis Protists that ingest food are typically predators Use extensions of cell membrane called psuedopods to surround and engulf prey item Diverse Modes of Nutrition Protists that absorb nutrients directly from the surrounding environment can be Free-living types in the soil that decompose organic dead matter

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  • science

    sometimes fresh water they could be found also. But both are a type of phytoplankton And they both play important roles in marine food webbing They also help remove carbon dioxide from air                 Dinoflagellates are unicellular protists; They’re planktonic.  90% of all dinoflagellates are marine plankton.  They are very small as well.  many of them are microscopic‚ the largest of them all may be as large as 2 mm in diameter! At it’s largest size. Dinoflagellates sby 2 things

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