Transport in Cells: Active Transport

Human kidneys use active transport to hold on to glucose and sodium ions inside the kidneys. Another installment of the Fuse School playlist introduces active transport in cells. It describes why it is necessary and the unique process that allows it to occur.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Create a Venn diagram for diffusion and active transport
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes prior knowledge of diffusion and osmosis
  • Works best as an introduction to the topic

  • Includes a simple way to remember the direction molecules move
  • Requires very little class time

  • None