Unicellular Organisms

By : Kaitlyn Landes


The euglena makes its own food by the process of photosynthesis. the euglena moves be a flagella which means false foot. The euglena reproduces by the process called mitosis. The euglena has an eyespot that can locate the light to help the euglena find its food.
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Euglena - Flagellum movement in phase contrast


The amoeba gets its food by surrounding particles of food with its pseudopods. The amoeba also moves with the pseudopods. The amoeba reproduces by a process called binary fission. When there is drought going on the amoeba surrounds itself with a cyst. This allows the amoeba to survive the drought.
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Amoeba Feeds!


Paramecium uses hair-like structures called cilia to get its food. paramecium moves by cilia. paramecium reproduces two ways:conjugation and binary fission. Paramecium respond to their environment by a Tricocyst.
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Amazing Microscopic HD Video! Paramecium Feeding!!
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Protists are unicellular organisms that respond to their environment, reproduce, certain way of moving, and eat a certain way.