Protist Study Card Assignment (60 pts)- you will need a set of notecards to complete this assignment
I. Objective: Create a flashcard for each of the following protists:
Amoeba Paramecium Trypanosoma Giardia Plasmodium
Euglena Stentor Diatoms Slime molds Brown algae
Red Algea Green Algea
Use a microscope to observe the live specimens and your book and prepared slides to view the others. As you
observe each slide, look for the special features described in the book that distinguishes one protist from another.
III. On the lined side of the card include:
a. Domain and Kingdom Name
b. Name of the organism
d. Method of locomotion
e. Method of reproduction
f. Method of obtaining nutrients
g. Response to environment
h. Specialized structures
IV. On the unlined side of the card include:
a. A colored image of each required protists
b. Labeling of major structures
c. View the slides and use your book to properly draw and color each.
V. Test your ability to recognize each protist by having a lab partner select a card, show you the image or read the
description, and ask you to name it.
Domain Eukarya Kingdom Protista
Shape: “Slipper- shaped”
Movement: Cilia (Ciliophora)
Structures: Contains a macro and micro
nucleus and a contractile vacuole to
remove extra water.