What are decomposers?
Definition of protist
Be able to identify a protist diagram (is it a paramecium, euglena, amoeba, etc)
How many cells are usually found in protists?
Which protists are multicellular?
What is the function of a food vacuole?
What does a pseudopod do?
Describe the structure of a pseudopod.
What structures are used for locomotion in protists?
Definition of conjugation.
What structure in a paramecium holds a “reserve copy” of all the cell’s genes?
Why are phytoplankton found at the surface of water?
How are phytoplankton important to fish and whales?
What might lead to an algal bloom?
Name the organism that lives inside termites. What do they do? What would happen if they disappeared?
Name of the organism that causes malaria.
Give an example of a “fruiting body” (fungus)
What is the mycelium?
Be able to identify the cross-walls of fungus in a diagram.
What is the benefit of the plant in a mycorrhizal relationship?
Role of fungi in ecosystem:
Why are lichens important in soil formation?