Ex. 4 Algae and Protozoans

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 Algae
 Kingdom – Protista
 Eukaryotic, single celled or
multucellular organisms with a
cell wall, live in water and are
photosynthetic
 Found in fresh water, sea water
and salt water (Great Salt Lake)
Prepared Algae Slides
1. Spirogyra
 2. Ulothrix
 3. Oedogonium
 4. Chlamydomonas
 5. Volvox
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Spirogyra
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Filamentous green
algae commonly
found in fresh water
Chloroplasts are
spirally arranged
Spirogyra
Ulothrix
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Filamentous green
algae found in fresh
and marine water
Thrive in low temps
of spring and winter
Ulothrix
Oedogonium
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Filamentous green
algae found in fresh
water
Oedogomium
Chlamydomonas -
Fresh water and marine water
Volvox - Freshwater algae found in ponds and ditches
Pond Water (Hay Infusion)
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Observe living microscopic organisms
Check for life characteristics
True Motility vs. Brownian Movement
Phototaxis – positive or negative
Chemotaxis – positive or negative
Aerotaxis – positive or negative
Amoeba
Euglena
Amoeba
Euglena
Didinium
Stentor
Didinium
Stentor
Paramecium
Vorticella
Paramecium
Vorticello
Actinosphareum
Blepharisma
Actinosphareum
Blespharisma
Volvox
Rotifers
Volvox
Rotifers
Rhodospirillum rubrum

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