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amoeba: what it looks like
no fixed shape
grow and wrap
forms pseudopods:bugles in the cell that help it move and eat
amoeba: how and what they eat
grow and wrap pseutopods around food forming a food vacuole: where food is absorbed and broken down
feeds on bacteria and smaller protists
Paramecium: what they look like
has a cilia: hair-like structure that helps it move and eat
has small and large nuclei
Paramecium: How and what they eat
the cilia moves through two oral groove: where the food enters the cell
fees on bacteria and smaller protests
Euglena: what they look like
use flagellum to move
use eyespot to detect sunlight
their green he cause they contain chlorophyll
a green pigment that helps photosynthesis
Euglena: how and what they eat
water troves when sunlight is available
header trims when sunlight is not available
also feed on other smallsmaller protists
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