Osmosis in animal and plant cells

You have already studied the meaning of osmosis. Now let´s investigate osmosis in animal and plant cells.

watering plants (osmosis)

Activities

  1. Read and  study the information from this webpage.
  2. Play the animations and answer the questions.

Complete the activities below and post them in your blog.

3.Sketch and describe what happens to an animal cell when is placed in a:

a- Diluted solution

b- Concentrated solution

KEY WORDS: swell – burst – shrink – shrivel – down a water potential

4. Search  in the internet pictures which show the effect of a plant cell when placed in a:

a- Diluted solution

b- Concentrated solution

THIS ANIMATION MAY HELP YOU!

5. Describe the pictures using appropriate vocabulary such as:

swells             turgid              plasmolysed          shrinks            flaccid

 

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