Protists

Amoeba,Euglena,Volvox, Paramecium

Amoeba



Organelles


  • pseudopod
  • ectoplasm
  • protoplasm
  • trailing bulge
  • filaments
  • water vacuole

How it Eats


Amoebas eat by absorbing through the cell membrane and then digests through the food vacuole.


How it Moves


It continuously changes the form of its body forming psuedopods.


How it Reproduces


asexuality


Where it lives


fresh and salt water

Euglena

Euglenas move by a flagellum. They get food by photosynthesis, great for a pet! They reproduce asexually. They can detect sunlight with their eyespot. They live in fresh and brakish water. The parts of a euglenas consist of the flagellum, eyespot,nucleus, chloroplast, membrane, and vacuole.

Paramecium

Paramecia live in fresh water and reproduce asexually. They move with their cillia. They eat with an oral groove. A weird fact is that they have two nuclei! Parts of the paramecium include an oral groove, gullet, cillia, anal pore, macro nucleus, vacuole.