Slime Mold: Definition & Protista Characteristics


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Slime molds belong to what kingdom?

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1. What is a protist?

2. Slime molds are not a fungus for all of the following reasons EXCEPT which?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We'll assess your knowledge of concepts such as the kingdom of slime molds, as well as their characteristics, and groups of organisms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More exactly, you'll be examined on:

  • The kingdom to which slime molds belong
  • The relationship between fungi and slime molds
  • Organism groups that contain organisms from taxonomic groups, but lack a linking ancestor

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about protists and slime molds
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as fungus and slime molds
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding groups of organisms with taxonomic roots and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Take another step in learning about slime molds when you read our tutorial by the title of Slime Mold: Definition & Protista Characteristics. In this lesson, we'll go over:

  • What protists and fungi are
  • How fast slime molds move
  • The classification of slime molds
  • Different types of slime molds