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protists.gifWhat you can't see in the water . . .

What all protists have in common:

  • eukaryotic (they have a nucleus/brain)
  • live in moist surroundings
  • unicellular (algae are sometimes multicellular)


Some are heterotrophs (animal-like and fungi-like)
Some are autotrophs (plant-like/algae)


Take a LOOK!!! (some viewing activities)


Protists under the Microscope

Virtual Pond Dip

Pond Identification Key