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7TH GRADE Biology: protists

What are two things all protists have in common? Eukaryotes, moist habitats.
How are animal-like protists similar to plant-like protists? Both are eukaryotes.
How are animal-like protists different from plant-like protists? Animal-like protists are heterotrophs, and plant-like protists are autotrophs.
How do protozoans with pseudopods move? Bulges form and pull it along.
How do protozoans with flagella move? Propels themselves with the whip-like flagella and use it like a paddle.
How do protozoans with cilia move? Beats cilia to move.
What are sporozoans and plasmodium examples of? Parasites.
Define symbiosis. A relationship where at least one of the species benefit.
Define mutualism. One type of symbiosis where both species benefit.
Define contractile vacuole. A structure that collects extra water and then expels it.
What category of protist do the following characteristics fall under: eukaryote, heterotroph, unicellular, has cell walls Fungus-like
What category of protist do the following characteristics fall under: eukaryote, autotroph, unicellular or multicellular Plant-like
What category of protist do the following characteristics fall under: eukaryote, heterotroph, unicellular, protozoans Animal-like
Define spore. A tiny cell able to grow into a new organism.
Where do slime molds live? In moist soil, decaying plants and trees.
How do slime molds move? Form pseudopods.
What are downy mildews? "Watermold"
What are water molds? Tiny threads that look like a fuzzy covering.
What are features of euglenoids? -green -unicellular -algae -fresh water -can be heterotrophic
What are features of dinoflagellates? -unicellular -algae -stiff plates -two flagella -glow in the dark
What are features of diatoms? -unicellular -glasslike cell walls -used in toothpaste
What are features of green algae? -uni or multi cellular
What are features of red algae? -multicellular seaweeds
What are features of brown algae? -cool, rocky water
What is eutrophication? When nutrients build up in a lake or pond, causing an increase in the growth of algae.
What is an algal bloom? The rapid growth of a population of algae.
What is a red tide? Saltwater algal blooms.
Created by: 20pennel