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Science JAN 19

Kingdom Protista

What are the characteristics of Kingdom Protista? Eukaryotic, unicellular
Where do protists live? moist places like swamp, river, ocean
List 3 ways that Protists get their food. Heterotrophic autorotrophic and some do both
How do protists reproduce? asexually, sexual, and sometimes both
How are protists grouped/classified? how they obtain food AND if and how they move
What are algae and know why they are in a separate group than plants? organisms that convert suns energy into food but do not have roots, stems or leaves + do not have complex tissues
Name the protist producer groups and know one specific example. 1) Red Algae ex: seaweed 2) Green Algae 3) Brown Algae ex: kelp 4)
Name the protist heterotrophs that can move groups and know one specific example. 1) Amoebas 2) shelled amoebes 3) Zooflagelletes and 4) Ciliates ex: Paramecium
What is a contractile vacuole? helps control the amount of water inside the paramecium
Name the protist heterotrophs that can't move groups and know one specific example. 1) spore-forming ex: malaria 2) water molds 3) slime molds
Created by: emerythaggard