Osmosis and Plant Cells

Aside from obviously being a photocopy and a couple of minor formatting problems, this is a laudable lab activity for exploring osmosis. Biology groups cut potato chunks into equal volumes and record the mass of each. They place two chunks into each of three different concentrations of salt solution and later record the new masses. Analysis questions help lab mates think critically through the inquiry. This simple, straightforward activity will enlighten learners about this form of passive transport.

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