A eukaryotic, unicellular organism such as a paramecium, volvox, euglena, or amoeba
A type of organism with cells that have nuclei and organelles.
Hairs extending from the cell membrane used to move and eat.
Projections of cell membrane and cytoplasm that help amoebas move and eat.
Whip-like tail that controls movement in some protists.
An animal-like protist that uses cilia to move and eat.
A plant-like protist that lives in colonies, creates its own food, and has two flagella to move.
A plant-like protist that creates its own food, uses one flagella to move, and has an eyespot.
An animal-like protist that uses psuedopods to move and eat.
Structure that pumps excess water out of the cell
Oral Groove/Mouth Pore
"Pocket" area on a paramecium where food enters and is taken into the cell
Area where the genetic material is stored in the center of the cell
A type of protist that absorbs its food and eats other organisms (ex. amoeba, paramecium).
A type of protist that makes its own food through photosynthesis (ex. volvox, euglena).
A type of protist that eats decaying matter, lives in groups (ex. slime-molds, water-molds).
An organelle in some plant-like protists that help them detect light.