Plant-Like Protists

Science, Grade 6

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Table Of Contents: Plant-Like Protists

1. Algae
Plant-like protists are known as algae, typically found in freshwater habitats. Algae can be unicellular or multi-cellular.
2. Algae Contain Chlorophyll
All algae contain the green pigment chlorophyll in their chloroplasts which gives them the ability to make their own food by photosynthesis.
3. Examples of Plant-Like Protists
Examples of plant-like protists include euglenas, volvox, and spirogyra among others.