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7.3: Why It Matters- Protists

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    Why discuss the organisms in Kingdom Protista?

    Protists exist as a kind of “grey area” in biology. The organisms found in this kingdom are varied, and often seem like they might be more closely related to organisms in another kingdom: some protists resemble bacteria, some resemble fungi, and some resemble plants.

    One group of these plant-like protists are the micro-algae. Watch this video to learn how these microscopic organisms could serve as a future fuel source:

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    • Why It Matters: Protists. Authored by: Shelli Carter and Lumen Learning. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution
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    • Energy from floating algae pods. Authored by: Jonathan Trent. Provided by: TED. Located at: https://youtu.be/X-HE4Hfa-OY. License: All Rights Reserved. License Terms: Standard YouTube License

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