RLO: Prokaryotes and eukaryotes

Eukaryotes: examples

An amoeba is a water and soil dwelling unicellular protozoan.

Fungi include your typical mushrooms, but also include the likes of Tinea pedis, which causes Athlete's Foot.

Plants range from single celled algae and the most delicate of flowers, to giant trees thousands of years old.

The diversity of animals includes: insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

Try the short assessment in the next section to test your understanding of eukaryotes and prokaryotes.


When you've completed this section, click the next button button on the media player, or click the 'Activity 1' tab above to continue.


© 2009 University of Nottingham

The production of this learning object was funded by the Eduserv Foundation

Developer: Liz Hilton

Content author: Leanne Williams, Castle College

RLO released: 26 January 2009

Page last updated: 29 March, 2021