3 Methods of Protist Locomotion


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Which of the below is NOT a type of protist movement?

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1. What category of movement is axopodia considered?

2. How are flagellate protists different from ciliate protists?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz and worksheet to see how much you comprehend about how protists move. Answer questions on the characteristics of protists and the organisms which fall under this category.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Identify types of protist movement
  • Determine the movement category of axopodia
  • Compare and contrast flagellate protists and ciliate protists
  • Understand how axopodia differ from pseudopodia

Skills Practiced

The following study skills will be practiced:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as axopodia and pseudopodia
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding modes of protist movement
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about which motion benefits a protist's ability to draw in food

Additional Learning

Expand your awareness of this topic with the lesson named 3 Methods of Protist Locomotion. Review the lesson to cover the following objectives:

  • Define protist
  • Explain locomotion
  • Identify flagellates
  • Understand protoplasmic flow