Protozoa Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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The name protozoa means _____.

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1. Most protozoa are invisible to the naked eye. What can we use to be able to see them?

2. Protozoa have different body parts just like you. Which of the following parts is similar to legs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, you will be quizzed on such topics as the physical characteristics of protozoa and what is needed to see them. Take the quiz as many times as needed to show your full understanding of this material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • What the name 'protozoa' means
  • What is used to see protozoa
  • The body part of protozoa that is most like legs
  • The term used to describe protozoa that attach to a host
  • The number of cells protozoa are made up of

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson, such as the meaning of the word 'protozoa' and how many cells a protozoa has
  • Information recall - remember what protozoa's leg-like structures are called
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about how to see protozoa and what protozoa that invade a host are called

Additional Learning

You can use Protozoa Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts to find more details about these organisms. The lesson covers:

  • Different kinds of protozoa
  • Terms for different parts of protozoa
  • Places where protozoa live
  • Things protozoa eat