Warm Up to Science:
TEKS-Based Engagement Activities for Biology
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61: Mystery Organisms
TEKS B.8C, B.2G
The table below was created to describe four organisms.
Organism A Organism B Organism C Organism D
Number of cells unicellular multicellular unicellular multicellular
Cell type prokaryotic eukaryotic eukaryotic eukaryotic
Mode of
nutrition
heterotroph autotroph autotroph heterotroph
Other
found in extreme
environments
has a cell wall
with cellulose
motile
has a cell wall
with chitin
Determine to which kingdom each organism belongs based on its characteristics. Explain your
thinking.
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