Monsters Inside Me: Parasitic Protists (Part 1/2)

Unit 4: Protists
Lesson 3 of 11

Objective: Students will collect data for their succession experiment to explain how succession occurs in an ecosystem by noting the changes in a hay infusion over a period of time. Students will examine how a parasitic protist has adapted to live in a number of environments.

Big Idea: "Don't drink pond water!" "Wash your hands!" Today, find out why your mother is always right.

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Subject(s):
natural selection (Evolution), Science, cause and effect, Obtaining and Communicating Information, parasites, Protists
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giardia spp infected gerbil intestine
 
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