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Protists

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protist
A ________ is a one or many celled organism that lives in moist or wet surroundings.
eukaryotic
Protist cells are ________ because they have a nucleus.
prokaryotic
Bacteria cells are ________ because they do not have a nucleus.
producers
Protists that make their own food are called ________.
consumers
Protists that eat other organisms are called ________.
animal
A protist can be ________-like, plant-like, or fungus-like.
plant
A protist can be animal-like, ________-like, or fungus-like.
fungus
A protist can be animal-like, plant-like, or ________-like.
slime molds
Examples of fungus-like protists include ________ ________, water molds, and downy mildews.
water molds
Examples of fungus-like protists include slime molds, ________ ________, and downy mildews.
downy mildews
Examples of fungus-like protists include slime molds, water molds, and ________ ________.
saprophytes
Most fungus-like protists are ________ or parasites.
parasites
Most fungus-like protists are saprophytes or ________.
spores
Most fungus-like protists reproduce using ________.
cilia
Most animal-like protists move from place to place using ________, flagella, or pseudopods.
flagella
Most animal-like protists move from place to place using cilia, ________, or pseudopods.
pseudopods
Most animal-like protists move from place to place using cilia, flagella, or ________.
chlorophyll
Many plant-like protists are green and contain the green pigment called ________.
Fungus
________-like protists decompose organic matter.
flagella
The ________ is a whip-like structure used by some animal-like protists to move about through water.
cilia
Many protozoans move about using short-threadlike structures called ________.
pseudopods
A few protozoans move about using temporary extensions of their cytoplasm called ________.
protozoans
Animal-like protists are also called ________.
algae
Plant-like protists are also called ________.
one
Some species of algae are ________-celled and others are many-celled.
many
Some species of algae are one-celled and others are ________-celled.
microscope
Most protists can only be seen by using a ________.
red
Algae can be ________, brown, golden, or many shades of green.
brown
Algae can be red, ________, golden, or many shades of green.
golden
Algae can be red, brown, ________, or many shades of green.
green
Algae can be red, brown, golden, or many shades of ________.
chlorophyll
All algae can make their own food from sunlight by using a green pigment called ________.
malaria
One type of protists called a plasmodium can cause a serious disease called ________.
mosquitoes
The protist called plasmodium that causes malaria spends the first part of its life cycle in ________ and the second half of its life cycle inside of humans.
humans
The protist called plasmodium that causes malaria spends the first part of its life cycle in mosquitoes and the second half of its life cycle inside of ________.
liver
When plasmodium (the protist that causes malaria) enters into the bloodstream of humans it travels first to the ________ and then to red blood cells where it reproduces.
red
When plasmodium (the protist that causes malaria) enters into the bloodstream of humans it travels first to the liver and then to ________ blood cells where it reproduces.
algae
The plant-like protists known as ________ are important food sources for animals that live in lakes, rivers, oveans, and other bodies of water.
algae
Sometimes so much algae can grow in water the water becomes the color of the ________.
algal bloom
When algae grows so much that the water becomes the color of the algae it is called an ________ ________.
wastes
When an algal bloom occurs algal ________ are produced in such large amounts that the wastes kill fish and other water dwelling inhabitants.
Animal-like
In the Kingdom Protista chart what group of protists is letter "A" ?
Plant-like
In the Kingdom Protista chart what group of protists is letter "B" ?
Fungus-like
In the Kingdom Protista chart what group of protists is letter "C" ?
Downy mildew
What type of protist is in picture "A" ?
Water mold
What type of protist is in picture "B" ?
Slime mold
What type of protist is in picture "C" ?
Dinoflagellate
What type of protist is in picture "D" ?
Diatoms
What type of protist is in picture "E" ?
Euglenoid
What type of protist is in picture "F" ?
Green algae
What type of protist is in picture "G" ?
Red algae
What type of protist is in picture "H" ?
Brown algae
What type of protist is in picture "I" ?
Ciliate
What type of protist is in picture "J" ?
Flagellate
What type of protist is in picture "K" ?
Amoeba
What type of protist is in picture "L" ?
Sporozoan
What type of protist is in picture "M" ?