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The Amazing Euglena; A Solar Powered Wonder!


It moves from flagella which means to swim. It reproduces by mitosis which is asexual reproduction. It can also absorb it's food from their environment, and they usually live in little pond or puddles. It also has a red eyespot, it uses it's eyespot to locate light. It keeps algae inside their bodies and use it to make their own food.
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Paramecium eating pigmented yeast


They are capable of both sexual and asexual reproduction. They can reproduce asexually two or three times a day, and they can only reproduce under stressful conditions. They play a role in the carbon cycle because the bacteria they eat are often found on decaying plants.
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Amoeba in motion


They move by changing shape, forming pseudopods which is foot like structures. They reproduce asexually by binary fission, the parent cell divides and produces two smaller copies of it self. Water from the surroundings environment flows through the amoeba's ectoplasm by a process called osmosis.
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Volvox - daughter cells inside of mother colony


They are one-celled algae that live together in a colony. It is a hollow ball with 500 to 20,000 individuals cells in it. They have chlorophyll and make their own food by photosynthesis. Each Volvox cell has two flagella. A flagella is a rolling ball and it moves you through the water. The large colonies you can often see with the naked eye.