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Protists that make their own food and usually live in water?
What is ALGAE?
Ex. Green pond scum.
What is the study of living things?
What is BIOLOGY?
Bio means life & ology means the study of.
Hair-like structures that help some one-celled organism move.
What is CILIA?
Hair-Like!
To break down or decay matter into simpler substances.
What is Decompose?
Ex. rotting matter
Whip like tails that help some one-celled organism move.
What is Flagella?
derived from "flagellate" meaning to whip.
An organism that usually has many cells and decomposes its food.
What is Fungus?
Ex. mushrooms, molds, & yeasts. Have cell walls, absorb their food from their surroundings, & have no chlorophyll.
One of the five groups into which living things are classified.
What is a Kingdom?
Ex. Plants, Animals, Protists, Fungi, and Monerans.
An organism that is too small to be seen without a microscope.
What is a Microorganism? (37)
Ex. Protists (Algae or Protozoans) & Monerans (Bacteria)
An organism that is one-celled and does not have organelles.
What is a Moneran? (39)
Ex. good and bad bacteria which causes strep throat and foods like cheese & yogurt.
A living thing that can carry out all the basic life activities.
What is an Organism? (33
Root word is Latin for "tool"; a lifeform that has "tools" for doing certain jobs in the body.
An organism that absorbs food from a living organism and harms it.
What is a Parasite? (38)
Ex. Dutch Elm Disease or Chestnut Blight in trees, mistletoe, or ringworm fungus or skin disease.
A quality that describes an object.
What is a Property? (32)
Ex. All nonliving things do not have life activities, move by self, develop, product, or produce cells.
An organism that usually is one-celled and has plant like or animal like properties.
What is a Protist? (37 & 38)
Include animal-like protozoans like Ameba, Paramecium, and Euglena .
A protist that has animal-like qualities.
What are Protozoans? (38)
Ex. Paramecium, Euglena, and Ameba.
A part of some one-celled organisms that sticks out like a food to move the cell along.
What is a Pseudopod?
Amebas have a (false foot) for finding food in movement. (38)