Protists

By Casey Nickol

Click on "Euglena" to learn more about Euglenas

Flexible Movement in Euglena 2

How do they respond to their environment?

Use their eyespot to find light.

How do they eat?

Absorbs Nutrients and make their own food using Chloroplast in the process of Photosynthesis.

How do they reproduce?

Mitosis which is a form of Asexual Reproduction.

How do they move?

They use their one Flagella to move.

Click on "Amoeba" to learn more about Amoebas

Amoeba in motion

How do they respond to their environment?

When low of supplies that are needed, they roll into a ball called a cyst.

How do they eat?

They eat using their Pseudopods.

How do they reproduce?

They reproduce using the process of Binary Fission which is Asexual.

How do they move?

They use their Pseudopods to move.

Click on "Paramecium" to learn more about Parameciums

paramecium moving

How do they respond to their environment?

They use Avoidance Behavior.

How do they eat?

They eat using their Cilia around them to grab their food and push it into their oral groove.

How do they reproduce?

They reproduce using Conjugation which is either Asexual or Sexual reproduction.

How do they move?

They move by using their Cilia to push them around by moving the cilia very quickly.

Click on "Volvox" to learn more about Volvoxes

Volvox Dances

How do they respond to their environment?

They live in Colonies to help protect themselves.

How do they eat?

They make their own food because they have Chloroplasts which produces photosynthesis.

How do they reproduce?

Volvox can reproduce using Sexual and Asexual reproduction.

How do they move?

They move by using their two Flagella.