Unit 17: Protista &Fungi

What ecological roles do protists play and what distinguishes them from other eukaryotes?

  1. Protozoa are animal-like protists
  2. Algae are plant-like protists
  3. Slime molds are fungus-like protists

What ecological roles do fungi play and what distinguishes them from other eukaryotes?

  1. Distinct structures allow fungi to grow, reproduce, & take in nutrients
  2. Mycorrizhae & lichens are symbiotic relationships that involve fungi
  3. Fungi can be both helpful and harmful to humans

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Biology Units

  1. The Nature of Science
  2. Population Ecology
  3. The Chemistry of Life
  4. The Structure and Function of Cells
  5. Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis
  1. DNA
  2. Protein Synthesis
  3. Cell Cycle and Mitosis Meiosis
  4. Classical Genetics
  5. Midterm Exam Review
  1. Genetic Engineering
  2. Human Inheritance
  3. Evolution
  4. Classification
  5. Viruses
  1. Bacteria
  2. Protista and Fungi
  3. Plants
  4. Animals
  5. Final Exam Review