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The Five Kingdoms

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MONERANS
One Cell
No Nucleus
No Organelles
Some Cell Wall

Food
Make Food
Absorb Food
   Ingest Food

Movement
Water
Host

Reproduction
Fission

Examples

Bacteria
  

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PROTISTS

Most One Cell
Some Many Cell
Nucleus
Organelles
Some Cell Wall

Food
Make Food
Absorb Food
Ingest Food

Movement
Pseudopodium
Cilia
Flagella

Reproduction
Fission
Asexual
Sexual

Examples
Plankton
Algae
Amoeba
Paramecium
Diatoms
Euglena
Volvox



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FUNGI

Some One Cell
  Some Many Cell
Nucleus
Organelles
Cell Wall

Food
Absorb Food
Ingest Food

Movement
Host

Reproduction
Spores
Budding

Examples
Mushrooms
Molds
Mildews
Yeasts

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PLANTS
All Many Cells
Nucleus
Organelles
Cell Wall

Food
All Make Food
  Some Ingest Food

Movement
Grow
Phototropism
Geotropism

Reproduction
Sexual
Asexual
Grafting
Budding
Cuttings

Examples
Mosses
Ferns
Liverworts
Horsetails

 

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ANIMALS
All Many Cells
Nucleus
Organelles

Food
All Ingests Food

Movement
Muscles

Reproduction
Asexual
Sexual

Examples
Sponges
Worms
Mollusks
Insects
Starfish
Mammals
Amphibians
Fish
Birds
Reptiles