Importance of Protists

Importance of Protists

Humans could not live on Earth if it were not for protists. Why? Protists produce almost one-half of the oxygen on the planet through photosynthesis, decompose and recycle nutrients that humans need to live, and make up a huge part of the food chain.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do humans rely on protists to survive?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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