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Ch 20: Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 20: Protists

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The Protists chapter of this Prentice Hall Biology Textbook Companion course helps students learn essential biology lessons of protists. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Protists textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Protists chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the protists topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, re-watch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • The evolution of protists
  • Characteristics of protozoa
  • Characteristics of algae

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5 Lessons in Chapter 20: Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 20: Protists
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The Evolution of Protists: Importance & Evolutionary History

1. The Evolution of Protists: Importance & Evolutionary History

Some organisms are very familiar. However, there are some that play vital roles in our lives that we don't even think about. We will look at a group of one of these unfamiliar kingdoms - protists.

What are Protozoa? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples

2. What are Protozoa? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples

Taxonomy is the realm of science that attempts to group similar organisms together, which is not always an easy task. In this lesson, we will examine the protozoa, a diverse group of organisms that didn't really fit anywhere else.

What is Algae? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples

3. What is Algae? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples

Plants are not the only organisms capable of carrying out photosynthesis. In this lesson we will look at algae and how an algal species can be differentiated from other organisms and microbes.

Red Algae, Green Algae & Brown Algae: Characteristics & Examples

4. Red Algae, Green Algae & Brown Algae: Characteristics & Examples

What do you really know about algae? In this lesson we'll take a look at red, green, and brown algae, including their characteristics and their importance, both naturally and commercially.

Funguslike Protists: Characteristics & Ecological Role

5. Funguslike Protists: Characteristics & Ecological Role

Discover what funguslike protists are and what their role is in our world. Learn how they can be valuable in recycling nutrients, as well as explore the flip side of how they can cause diseases that can lead to death.

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