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How do Hypotonic, Hypertonic, and Isotonic Solutions Affect the Water Movement of a Cell?

This How do Hypotonic, Hypertonic, and Isotonic Solutions Affect the Water Movement of a Cell? lesson plan also includes:

After removing the shell from a raw egg, cell biologists soak the egg in either a hypotonic, hypertonic, or isotonic corn syrup solution. They calculate the percent change in mass and compare it to the strength of the solution in a graph. The procedure is clear and the questions are relevant, but the appearance of the lab sheet is quite boring. If this is not of importance to you, then this is a terrific resource for your biology class when learning about osmosis and the cell membrane.

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Grade
7th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Scientific Equipment