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What is a protist?
Eukaryotes that cannot be classified as animals, plants, or fungi.
True or False? All protists are eukaryotes, organisms that have cells with nuclei.
True
True or False? All protists live in dry surroundings.
False
True or False? All protists are unicellular.
False
True or False? Some protists are heterotrophs, some are autotrophs, and some are both.
True
List the 3 categories that scientists group protists.
Animal-like
Plant-like
Fungus-like
True or False? Animal-like protists and animals are both heterotrophd.
True
Another name for an animal-like protist is a ________.
Protozoan
Sarcodines move and feed by forming ________.
Pseudopods
The part of the cell that an ameoba removes excess water is the _______.
Contactile Vacuole
True or False? Paramecia have more than one nucleus.
True
True or False? Flagellates living in symbiosis always harm the animal in which they live.
False. SOMETIMES flagellates harm the animal.
True or False? Protozoans that are parasites never have more than one host.
False.
Plantlike protists are commonly called _______.
Algea
Like plants, plant-like protists are ________; they make their own food.
Autotrophs
Describe diatoms.
Uni-cellular
Glasslike cell walls and move by gliding.
Describe dinoflagellates.
Uni-Cellular
Move through water, 2 flagella, different colors, glow in the dark.
Describe Euglenoids.
Uni-Cellular.
Green, flagella, heterotrophs
Describe red algea.
Multi cellular.
Deep oceans, like seaweed
Describe green algea.
Both uni and multi cellular.
Like plants, like in colonies, green
Describe brown algea.
Multi-Cellular.
Yellow, orange, seaweed, Atlantic Coast.
True or False? Like fungi, fungus like protists are heterotrophs.
True
True or False? Fungus like protists do not have cell walls.
False.
True or False? Funguslike protists use spores to reproduce.
True.
True or False? Funguslike protists never move during their lives.
False.
List the 3 types of Funguslike protists.
Slime molds
Water Molds
Downy mildews
Where do most water molds and downy mildews live?
Moist places and water.
Where do slime molds live?
Moist soil and decaying plants.