What ecosystem is protists a key role in? Page 60 Aquatic
What are most protists? Page 60 Parasites
What illnesses do protists cause in many organisms? Page 60 malaria
What is the term of a multicellular protist? page 60 Porphyra
Protists carry a large amount of....? Page 63 DNA
Give an example of one of the seven representative groups of protists. page 63 amoebas
What is a key feature of ciliates? page 63 no cell wall
give 1 example of something that is not a protist. Page 62 fungi
Are most protists multicellular or unicellular? 0:52 unicellular
Protists do have a..... 1:00 nucleus
What are protists typically made of? 1:19 cellulose
What is one thing some heterotroph protist eat? 2:17 paramecium
What do photosynthetic protist produce? 2:56 oxygen
What are slime molds role? 3:08 decomposers
Within what insect carries protists to infect an organism with a malaria? 3:54 mosquito

6 Kingdoms of Life Crossword


A cell with no nucleus. Prokaryote
A cell with a nucleus. Eukaryote
Single celled organism. Unicellular
Multiple, or many celled organism. Multicellular
Makes its own food (AKA Producer) Autotroph
Gets its food by feeding on other organisms (AKA consumer) Heterotroph
One parent needed to produce offspring. Asexual
Two parents needed to produce offspring. Sexual
The organism cannot move. Nonmotile
The organism can move. Motile
Prokaryote, unicellular, autotroph and heterotroph, asexual reproduction. Eubacteria
Prokaryote, unicellular, autotroph and heterotroph, asexual reproduction. Archaebacteria
Eukaryote, uni- and multicellular, autotroph and heterotroph, asexual and sexual reproduction. Protists
Type of Protist which changes the shape of their body into pseudopods (foot-like structures). Amoeba
Cilia help this Protist move, capture food and sense their external environment. Paramecium
This Protist moves through the use of a flagellum. Euglena
Eukaryote, multicellular, heterotroph, asexual and sexual reproduction. Fungi
All Fungi reproduce asexually by producing __________. Spores
Eukaryote, multicellular, autotroph, asexual or sexual reproduction. Plants
Eukaryote, multicellular, heterotroph, sexual reproduction. Animals

Protist Vocabulary Crossword


A whip-like structure that propels the euglena Flagellum
A type of organism that doesn't make its own food Heterotroph
The volvox is this only ___________ protist organism Multicellular
Tiny hair projections on the Paramecium Cilia
'False Foot' Pseudopod
It has many flagella Volvox
The opposite of #2 Autotroph
An organism made up of one cell Unicellular
It can be a deadly brain eating protist Amoeba
Also known as a protozoan Protist
An protist that is autotrophic and heterotrophic Euglena

Protist Crossword Puzzle


"False Foot Found on the Amoeba" Pseudopods
An organism made of only one cell unicellular
Common name for multicellular plant-like protists Algae
Organisms such as the euglena and paramecium use this to pump water out of their bodies in order to maintain homeostasis Contractile Vacuole
A whip-like structure that allows organisms like zooflagellates and euglena to move around flagella
A protist that is heterotrophic and autotrophic euglena
The paramecium uses these tiny hair -like projections to move around cilia
This organism feeds using phagocytosis Amoeba
Oomycota share this energy acquiring term in common with fungus decomposers
Both plants and most plant-like protists have a cell wall made of _______________________. cellulose
This organism is responsible for causing malaria plasmodium
The Anopheles mosquito carries a disease causing agent from organism to organism, this make it a _________________. vector
This plant-like algae is the ancestor to modern plants. Chlorophyta
Animal-like protists are classified based on how they ___________. move
A thick folded membrane around both the euglena and paramecium is called a ____________. pellicle
A massive amount of algae can cause a red tide in the ocean waters, Red tide is an example of an _____________ ____________. algal bloom
Unicellular photosynthetic algae is known by the common name ___________________. phytoplankton
Plant-like protists are classified based on their ____________. color


Word Search


Chapter 19 Test Crossword


The type of reproduction in which a single parent produces one or more identical offspring by dividing into two cells; how amoebas reproduce Asexual Reproduction
Photosynthetic, plant-like, autotrophic protists Algae
Short hairlike projections that usually aid locomotion ciliate
Group of unicellular or multicellular organisms that live together in a close association Colony
Protists with one or more flagella Flagellates
Reproductive cell with a hard outer coat that forms a new organism without the fusion of gametes Spore
Unicellular, heterotrophic, animal-like protist Protozoan
Cytoplasm-containing extensions of the plasma membrane; aid in locomotion and feeding Pseudopodia
The mass of cytoplasm that contains many diploid nuclei but no cell walls or membranes Plasmodium
The diploid form of an organism in alternation of generations that produces spores Sporophyte
Group of parasitic protozoans of the phylum Sporozoa that reproduce by spore production Sporozoans
Body structure produced by some plants and some other organisms that lacks roots, stems, and leaves Thallus
Type of asexual reproduction algae where an individual breaks into pieces and each piece grows into a new individual Fragmentation
Haploid form of an organism in alternation of generations that produces gametes Gametophyte
Contains the most diverse organisms of all the kingdoms Kingdom Protista
The characteristic that all protists share is that they are all ________ Eukaryotes
Protists can cause diseases such as ________ Malaria
Organisms that spreads Malaria Mosquitos
Amoebas feed on small organisms such as ________ Bacteria
Help pump out excess water from paramecium Contractile Vacoules
Where wast materials leave a paramecium cell Anal Pore
Approximately ________ people have Malaria 300 Million
About 8000 members of the protist phylum________ are known as ciliates Ciliophora
The phylum________ consists of protists called Flagellates Zoomastigina

Protists Word Scramble

Word Scramble

slime mold
kingdom protista
pond water

Chapter 19 Crossword


The kingdom most diverse of all six kingdoms Protists
Protists are ______ Eukaryotes
The animal-like protists are all unicellular heterotrophs known as _____ Protozoans
Protists can be grouped into three types - animal-like, fungi, _____ Plantlike
The kingdom _____ is the most diverse of all six kingdoms. Protista
Protists can be grouped into three general types- animal- like, _________, and fungi Plant-like
Amoebas move and change their body shape by forming extensions of their plasma membranes called ________ Pseudopodia
amoebas use _________________ ___________ to pump out excess water from their cytoplasm Contractile vacuoles
most amoebas reproduce by __________ ____________ in which a parent produces one or more identical offspring by dividing into two cells. Binary fission
one group of protozoans are called _________ because they move by whipping one of more flagella from side to side Flagellate
a paramecium moves by beating thousands of hairlike _________ cilia
when food supplies are low, paramecia may reproduce by undergoing a form of ____________ conjugation
parasitic protozoans called __________ live inside their hosts and may reproduce by means of a spore sporozoans
malaria is caused by protozoans of the genus_________ Plasmodium
the insect that is responsible for transmitting malaria-causing protozoans to humans is the _________ Mosquito
without sexual feeling or association asexual
if a protist contains chlorophyll it will obtain food by ____________ Photosynthesis
cilia are ____________ structures hair-like
euglena Move using _________ flagellum
Paramecium move using ____________ cilia

Taxonomy and Classification Crossword


The broadest category of life. Domain
The most specific category of life. Species
The kingdom we belong in. Animal
The organisms in this kingdom make their own food. (autotrophs) Plants
The domain containing organisms that DO have a nucleus. Eukarya
The kingdom containing mushrooms. Fungi
The kingdom that includes amoeba and paramecium. Protist
Members of this kingdom belong to the domain "bacteria". Eubacteria
Bacteria are this type of cell. Prokaryotes
This is the category below family. genus
This is the category below kingdom. Phylum
The category below phylum. Class
Genus and species are the two terms in the _______________ name. Scientific
Homo sapien is the scientific name for__________ Humans

Unicellular Organisms Crossword


What is the largest unicellular species? Valonia ventricosa
Another name for a unicellular organism. single-celled organism
Unicellular organisms are said to be the oldest life form. How many billion years ago did they start emerging? Four
The German paleontologist and zoologist who introduced the term protozoa. Georg August Goldfuss
A crawling-like movement in the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Ameobiod movement
Mrs. Plosz favorite slime mold. (four words) Dog vomit slime mold
Type of cell that has a nucleus and membrane bound structures. Eukaryote
Type of cell that does not have a nucleus or membrane bound structures. Prokaryote
Is a genus that is commonly studied as a representative of a ciliate group, and is most commonly found in marine environments. paramecium
A lash-like appendage that protrudes from the body of a cell allowing it to move forward. flagella
Genus of single-celled flagetta eukaryotes. Euglena
Paramecium are covered in ___________ to move toward food sources. Cilia
What do euglena have that allow them to make food through photosynthesis? Chloroplasts
Unicellular organisms can include what species: bacteria
What does an amoeba use to obtain nutrients? phagocytosis
Unicellular organisms can move in 2 distinct ways: 1. movement 2. ________ locomotion
Where would you typically find unicellular organism? water
What unicellular organism can survive without oxygen? Yeast
in unicellular organism, oxygen _______ across the cell membrane into the cell. diffuses
Protozoans are usually single-celled eukaryotes that are _______. heterotrophic
Prokaryotes live in colonies but do not exhibit ________. specialization
How can you see a unicellular organism? microscope
Unicellular organisms and multicellular organisms both must perform basic: life processes
What extends from a amoebas body that allows it to perform phagocytosis and locomotion? pseudopodia
What unicellular organism possesses the same characteristics of both bacteria and algae? Cyanobacteria

Protists & Fungi Crossword


organism that obtains its energy from abiotic sources, such as sunlight or inorganic chemicals Autotroph
short hairlike structures that cover some or all of the cell surface and help the organism swim and capture food. cilia
whiplike structure outside of a cell that is used for movement. flagella
spore-producing structure of a fungus that grows above ground. fruiting body
a vacuole in some protozoans that expels excess liquid on contraction. contractile vacuole
a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place. chloroplast
heavily pigmented region in certain one-celled organisms that apparently functions in light reception eyespot
Any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct, membrane-bound nucleus. eukaryote
a vacuole with a digestive function in the protoplasm of a protozoan. foodvacuole
each of the branching filaments that make up the mycelium of a fungus. hyphae
organism that obtains its energy and nutrients by consuming other organisms heterotroph
fungus that grows symbiotically with algae, resulting in a composite organism that grows on rocks or tree trunks. lichen
ecological relationship between two species in which each species gets a benefit from the interaction. mutualism
having or consisting of many cells. multicellular
an intermittent and remittent fever caused by a protozoan parasite that invades the red blood cells. The parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes in many tropical and subtropical regions. malaria
A ciliated channel found in certain protozoa and aquatic invertebrates down which food is directed into the mouth. oralgroove
eukaryote that is not an animal, plant, or fungus. protist
animal-like protist. protozoa
temporary extension of cytoplasm and plasma membrane that helps protozoa move and feed. pseudoped
a thin skin, cuticle, membrane, or film. pellicle
ecological relationship in which one organism ben- efits by harming another organism. parasitism
a minute, typically one-celled, reproductive unit capable of giving rise to a new individual without sexual fusion, characteristic of lower plants, fungi, and protozoans. spores
characterized by the formation or presence of a single cell or cells. unicellular
any of a group of unicellular, multicellular, or syncytial spore-producing organisms feeding on organic matter, including molds, yeast, mushrooms, and toadstools. fungi