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Osmosis and Diffusion
In this science worksheet, learners investigate the cell and the process of osmosis and diffusion across the cell membrane and then perform an experiment.
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Osmosis and Diffusion Lab: Honey I Blew Up the Bear
Beginning biologists explore passive transport through two demonstrations and a hands-on inquiry. Spray air freshener from one spot in the classroom and have class members raise their hands as the scent reaches them. Also, place a teabag...
6th - 9th Science
WET Science Lesson #5: Pass the Salt Please! (How Road Salt Affects Wetlands)
As an anticipatory set, biologists listen to the story of Ruth Patrick, a scientist who used algae to detect water quality. They observe a demonstration of osmosis and diffusion. In their lab groups, they place Elodea stalks in...
7th - 12th Science
Cell Size and Shape; Diffusion and Osmosis Processes
Use salmon eggs as a cell model for demonstrating the movement of water over concentration gradients. Junior scientists examine the same process microscopically with an onion cell. They use a thistle tube and a semipermeable membrane to...
9th - 12th Science
Transport Across the Membrane
Take your biology class on an exploration of the inner workings of cells with this multimedia presentation. Looking closely at the structure of cell membranes and the processes of osmosis and diffusion, this resource explains for...
9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable