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Flagella
Long whip-like tail that helps the Euglena and the Volvox move.
Cilia
Small hairs that help paramecium move are called
Amoeba
This protist eats by surrounding an organism and then digest it.
Photosynthesis
Using sunlight to create sugar and nutrients.
Volvox
This organism can be found in a colony and is autotrophic.
Heterotrophs
Organism that consumes other organisms.
Autotrophs
Living organism that produces their own food.
Euglena
Consumes other organisms AND can photosynthesize.
Paramecium
Protist that has many cilia and 2 nuclei.
Contractile Vacuole
An organelle that stores and squeezes out excess water.
Pseudopods
False feet on the amoeba that helps it move and eat.
Protist
Microscopic organisms that are not bacteria or fungi.
Eyespot
Organelle that senses light and helps the protist with direction. (A)
Chloroplast
Green organelle that captures sunlight produces nutrients for the protist.

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