A 11-page reading and worksheet
that covers protists
, including their diverse taxonomic nature, general characteristics, their method of locomotion, their method of reproduction, three major groups and each of their subgroups.
Page 1-8: Reading Exercise
Reading assignment that summarizes the following topics:
- Review of the 3 domain system of classification
- Protists: the first eukaryotes
- Common characteristics of protists
- How protists move and the 4 categories (amoeba, ciliates, flagellates, sporozoans)
- How protists reproduce and the 3 categories (asexual, conjugation, sexual)
- The taxonomic dilemma of protists
- The three major groups of protists (animal-like, plant-like, fungi-like)
- Animal-like protists (with sample diagrams)
- Plant-like protists (with sample diagrams)
- Fungi-like protists (with sample pictures)
Pages 8-9: Review Exercises
Review exercises that cover the major concepts found in the reading section. Include short answer, summary charts, interpreting diagrams, and concept application questions.
Pages 10-11: Answer Key
Answer key for all review exercises.
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