The Protists are the most diverse and unique types of
organisms from the Tree of Life.
organisms are similar to plants, animals, and fungi however they cannot be
placed under those kingdoms. Protists can be categorized as unicellular or
multi-cellular. Protists can be seen as the “first” of organisms to be
established and is hypothesized that it gave rise to other organisms.
have a nucleus which functions as a control center and is therefore, more
complex than the Prokaryotes.
remain in moist areas such as lakes, oceans, and snow.
Also, they use photosynthesis in order to
It has many different phyla and subgroups that have
different types of organism such as amoebas and paramecium.
Quote From Curator: “The Protist Chart
from Alison’s Montessori prepares children to learn about the eukaryotic
supergroups, which are main branches on the Tree of Life. It shows where the
plant, animal, and fungus kingdoms connect to the protist lineages.”
– Priscilla Spears, Ph.D.
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This set includes: 1
, 1 mute chart , set of description cards and images for the mute chart, as well as labels for the mute chart.
This chart measures 24"
wide X 27” height.
It is printed on
synthetic paper that does not tear
and can be rolled for easy