Cell Scavenger Hunt

Please Put Questions & Answers on a Separate Sheet of Paper

Please write the question & the answer (don't forget to put your name & date)

Go to  http://vilenski.org/science/notebook/index.html

Click on "Diversity of Life"

Click on "Life Science Safari"                                                                                                   

Click on "Living Things" (in brown at the top)

1.) What are the 5 characteristics of living things? (Be sure to read through each one carefully)

Click on "Return to the Menu to see other living things" at the bottom of the page

Click on "Bacteria"

2.) Are bacteria eukaryotic or prokaryotic?

3.) Is there anything good that bacteria do? Give an example.

4.) What Kingdom do bacteria belong to?

5.) What are the 2 major groups of bacteria?

6.) Do bacteria have a nucleus?

7.) Are there any bacteria that can undergo photosynthesis to make their own food?

Click on "Return to the Menu to see other living things"

Click on "Protists"

8.) Are protists eukaryotic or prokaryotic?

9.) Where would you look to find protists in the "wild?"

10.) Are there any protists that can undergo photosynthesis to make their own food?

11.) Based on organelles, which is more complex...bacteria or protists?

Click on "Return to the Menu to see other living things"

Click on "Fungus"

12.) Name 3 types of fungi.

13.) Fungi were once classified as plants. Now, that is not the case...why not?

14.) Based on organelles listed, are fungi eukaryotic or prokaryotic?

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Click on "Plants"

15.) Are plants eukaryotic or prokaryotic?

16.) What are the organelles that plants have that fungi do not?

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Click on "Animals"

17.) Are there any animals that can undergo photosynthesis to make their own food? (without help anyway)

18.) Are animals eukaryotic or prokaryotic?

19.) There are no unicellular plants. Are there any unicellular animals?

20.) Based on your hunt, do all cells have cell walls? (you might have to search back for this one)