Instructional Video

Osmosis Demo

Don't you wish you could absorb knowledge through osmosis? The video begins by defining osmosis, explores how water flows from a hypotonic to a hypertonic concentration, reaching an isotonic level. Learners then see a demonstration of osmosis in action. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Set up the demonstration in your classroom and discuss 
  • Have learners identify osmosis happening in the world around them and discuss
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson requires a computer, Internet access, and a projection system
  • Part 29 in a series of 37
Pros
  • Simple and effective definition of osmosis is easy for pupils to understand
  • Great time-lapse video showing osmosis engages learners of all types
Cons
  • None
Common Core