Paramecium aurelia

Paramecium aurelia
Scale 2 Diat: carbon-macromolecules , Hierachy 1
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Play: Paramecium aurelia has a MOVE of 1.

Fact: They are covered in cilia which help in movement and feeding.

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Graphic by Gasper
Paramecium aurelia[1] are unicellular organisms belonging to the genus of Paramecium of the phylum Ciliophora.[2] They are covered in cilia which help in movement and feeding.[2] In order for the paramecium to move forward, its cilia beat at an angle, backwards in unison. This means that the paramecium moves by spiraling through the water on an invisible axis. The paramecium […] read more