Osmosis and Tonicity

Does your class get confused when discussing osmosis and tonicity? Explore the relationship between osmosis and tonicity to further differentiate between the two processes. The lesson concludes with a class-led discussion about the topic.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Play a matching game with the class to further understand the material covered thus far
  • Have individuals draw visual images of osmosis to demonstrate its effects within the body
Classroom Considerations

  • Ensure there are visual aids during this lesson to help pupils who benefit from viewing images during the learning process
Pros

  • Short and direct presentation allows the class grasp the concept quickly
  • Provides the opportunity for expansion and differentiated instruction
Cons

  • None
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