The Effects of Osmotic Balance and Imbalance In Living Cells

Students investigate osmotic balance in living cells. In this osmotic balance lesson plan, students use elodea leaves to study the effects of salt solutions on the cell. They compare the changes in an elodea leaf with salt water on it to one with water on it. They draw diagrams of each and answer 5 questions about their results.

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