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Science A2

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Algae
Any of various plantlike protists
Diatom
microscopic 1 celled alga with a glasslike cell wall.form the base of the ocen food chain. A single liter of sea water may contain millions of diatoms.
ethanol
a kind of alcohol used to make medicines, food products,and various other items.
fermentation
chemical change in which an organism breas down sugar to produce carbon dioxide and alcohol or lactic acid.
fungi
good and bad, mushrooms yeast, not plants multicellular y, yeasts are single celled
multicellular
made up of more than 1 cell
plankton
organisms microscopic in size, float in the ocean
protist
Any of large group of mostly single celled organisms
protozoan
protist that have animal-like traits
saprophyte
an organism that lives on dead decaying matter
spore
a reproductive cell that can develop into a new organism
What are animal-like protists?
paramecium, amoeba, plasmodium
What are plant-like protists?
Diatom, kelp seaweed, spirogyra.
What protist is both animal-like and plant -like?
Euglena
What is ethanol used for?
type of alcohol made from plants,is used in medicines, pickles, olives, flavoring, fuel
What is Malaria?
an infectious disease caused by protozoans-plasmodium
How does someone catch it?
an infected mosquito bite
How can it be controlled?
insect spray , mosquito netting , drain ponds, or cover with oil to kill young larva.
Name examples of fungi
mushrooms, yeast
What do paramecium and amoeba both have?
cell membrane
What would our world be like without fungi?
Earth would be buried under a mountain of trash.
How does Paramecium move?
moves by cilia
How does amoeba move?
pseudopods
How dowe euglena move?
flagella
How are diatoms and other algae important to ocean environments?
diatoms form the base of the ocean food chain amd algae provides oxygen which all living things depend on.
ways to control malaria
control mosquitoes , use spray and netting, drain ponds or cover.