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Living Things 1.3

Chapter 1.3

Louis Pastuer This scientist studied how small organims can spoil food and cause disease.
capsid This is what the protective protein coat that protects a virus' genetic material is called.
grow Viruses aren't able to do this.
environment Viruses aren't able to respond to this.
host Cells that viruses infect in order to make copies.
harmful Smallpox and AIDS are examples of this type of virus.
protists All organisms that have nuclei but do not belong to the animal, plant or fungi kingdom.
single-celled Most prostist are _________ microorganisms that live in water.
seaweed This is an example of a multi-cellular protist.
algae This type of protist uses sunlight as its energy source.
euglena This is a type of protist that can move like an animal but gets it energy from the sunlight.
plankton All organisms that drift in water can be referred to as this.
phytoplankton This type of organism lives in the ocean and produces most of the oxygen that animals breathe.
protozoa This type of protist eats other organisms.
decomposer This type of protist takes in materials from the soil and other organisms, breaks it down, and gets its energy.
Created by: srandall