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Unformatted text preview: - distinct, visible nuclei and chloroplasts- unicellular or colonial Materials: (all lab sections) Rain water Aquarium water Rain water + Hay Aquarium water + Hay Rain water + Leaves Aquarium water + Leaves Methods: Prepare a wet mount of the specimen and observe under the microscope. General criteria for differentiation (continued): Cyanobacteria:- blue-green organisms- belong to Kingdom Monera- prokaryotic type of nucleus- Cyanobacteria: chlorophyll a - phototrophic bacteria:bacteriochlorphyll-Cellular structure is considerably different from the eukaryotic algae...
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- Fall '08