Lt Biology Collection - Active lab-based Learning

Cell Size And Diffusion (Diffusion)

by: Victor Sampson and Sharon Schleigh

The purpose of this activity is to help students understand passive transport in cells (i.e., diffusion and osmosis) and how the size of a cell can impact the time it takes for important molecules to diffuse through a cell. This activity also helps students learn how to engage in practices such as using planning and carrying out investigations, arguing from evidence, and communicating information. This activity, in addition, is designed to give students an opportunity to learn how to write in science and develop their speaking and listening skills.

Grade Levels

High School

Topics

Biology Instructional Materials Science and Engineering Practices Teaching Strategies

Details

Type Book ChapterPub Date 11/15/2012Stock # PB304X_15

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