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Find the Speed of a Protist
Young scholars identify protists under a microscope, and using a stopwatch calculate the speed of a protist from a pond water sample. They use distance and time to identify the speed of a protist, and create a distance versus time graph to interpret the average speed of a protist from the pond sample.
6th - 7th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
World of Protists
Students observe a jar of pond water and predict how much life they think exists in the jar and watch a "Bill Nye: The Science Guy" video regarding protists. They participate in an online virtual pond dip where they begin to familiarize themselves with potential pond water microorganisms.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
Protists - The Protozoans
Five pages provide thorough coverage of three protozoans: euglena, amoebae, and paramecia. For each, junior biologists read factual text, label the organism, and write answers to several questions. This neatly organized assignment is five pages long and makes an ideal preparation for examining these protists in the laboratory.
7th - 10th Science 37 Views 281 Downloads
It's a Small, Small World
Students compare and contrast the different characteristics of animal-like, plant-like, and fungus-like protists. They list examples and describe the characteristics shared by the three protist groups. They create a brochure or slideshow presentation to highlight the three types of protists.
6th - 8th Science 6 Views 49 Downloads
Diversity of Protists
Students identify under a microscope several different genera of protists. They discuss the three different categories of protists. Students discuss characteristics of the protists that they have already been taught. They view and sketch each protist slide, rotating every 4 minutes.
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
NS 7 Fungi , Protists
Students identify characteristics of kingdoms Protista and Fungi. They complete a worksheet of protists and fungi. Students review the familiar characteristics of plants, animals, bacteria and viruses. They need to familiarize themselves of fungi and protists.
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 42 Downloads
Protist Concept Mapping
Using terms from a word bank, biologists complete a graphic organizer of protist structure and behavior. It is a simple worksheet, but helps visual learners to mentally organize these concepts. Use this resource as a note-taking guide or a review of animal-like protists.
7th - 12th Science 8 Views 64 Downloads
Prokaryotes and Protists
In this Prokaryotes and Protists worksheet, students are given details about the Kingdom Monera and Kingdom Protista. Included are examples of the species in each kingdom, the characteristics of each kingdom and how the species are classified in each kingdom.
8th - 10th Science 3 Views 105 Downloads
The Variety and Roles of Microbes
Mini microbiologists play a card game in which they group microorganisms by groups: virus, fungus, protist, or bacteria. Then they identify the roles different microbes play in the natural world and explore how humans effectively use certain microorganisms in food production and industry.
5th - 8th Science 34 Views 33 Downloads
With this collection of slides, future biologists get to view photographs of protozoans from different phyla. Interspersed with the photos are bullet-style notes listing characteristics of each group. Unfortunately, most of the pictures are blurry when viewed in full slide show fashion, so this would be best used for individual or small group use on computers.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Investigative Case - Protistan Tales of Atlantic White Cedar Swamps
Students use this WebQuest to explore the vast diversity of microbes, especially those microbes of the Atlantic Cedar Swamps. They tell a story about the protests of the Atlantic Cedar Swamp in the form of anthropomorphism.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 23 Downloads
Sixth graders create a type of notebook or journal using colored copy paper on which to take notes. They complete research on a certain disease and report on it and then design their own disease causing bacteria or virus. Finally, 6th graders identify how a healthy looking, symptom-free person who is carrying the HIV virus can infect others.
6th Health 8 Views 23 Downloads
Viruses and Simple Organisms
For this simple organisms worksheet, learners review the characteristics of bacteria, viruses, parasites, monerans, and protists. This worksheet has seven matching, five true or false, five multiple choice, and four short answer questions.
9th - Higher Ed Science 14 Views 57 Downloads
Antigen Switching in Malaria
Learners model how the malaria-causing protist avoids immune response in its host. In this parasite biology instructional activity, students use printed cell images to model the way that Plasmodium changes surface protein markers every few generations to avoid host immune response.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads