are euglena unicellular or multicellular?
what kingdom do euglena belong to? what phylum?
kingdom protista/ phylum euglenophyta
what organelle carries out photosynthesis in euglena?
on which end is the flagella located in the euglena?
the anterior (front)
can make their own food.
must consume food.
describe the two ways euglena get their nutrients.
they can absorb them across their membrane or use eyespots to detect sunlight.
what is the eyespot used for?
to detect sunlight
what is the function of the nucleus in euglena?
controls the cells activities.
what is the function of the contractile vacuole? what would happen if the cell did not have this organelle?
it removes excess water; cell would explode
how does an amoeba move?
pseudopodia (false feet)
what structure contains the amoeba's DNA?
how does an amoeba reproduce?
during unfavorable conditions, an amoeba forma a _________.
fingerlike extensions of the amoeba's cytoplasm are called __________.
what disease is caused by the amoeba?
to what kingdom does the amoeba belong ?
how are protists classified?
by how they move
what is the funnel like depression on the pellicle called?
how do paramecia regulate their water content?
paramecia are heterotrophs. explain this statement.
they digest food.
how do paramecia move?
what is the function of the macronucleus?
involved in reproductive and hereditary functions
what is the function of the micronucleus?
controls most of the metabolic functions
what do paramecia use for defense?
where can you find paramecia?
they live in water
what do paramecia eat?
where does digestion occur in paramecium?