What are The five kingdoms? Monera PROTISTA Fungi Plantae Animalia
What is a Protist? Do any of these look familiar?
What are the characteristics of the Kingdom Protista? 1. Eukaryotic 2. Heterotrophic and Autotrophic 3. Live in aquatic environments 4. Unicellular or multicellular 5. Reproduce both sexually and asexually
What are the three types of protists? 1. Algae – the plant-like protists 2. Slime molds – the fungi-like protists 3. Protozoans – the animal-like protists
Algae- The plant like protists Key Characteristics: Autotrophs Use chloroplasts to make food. Examples include Euglenoids, Dinoflagellates, Diatoms and Seaweeds.