Egg-citing Cell Adventures - Movement Across The Membrane

Unit 5: Cell Biology - An Out Of This Cell Experience
Lesson 7 of 7

Objective: SWBAT create a model that compares the animal cell to an egg and predict the effect varying solutions will have on the movement across the cell membrane. Students are introduced to the concepts of osmosis and diffusion in order to maintain homeostasis in the cell.

Big Idea: This lesson will "egg" on your students to get excited about cells as they discover more about movement across the cell membrane with the processes of osmosis and diffusion!

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Science, Biology / Life Science, Cells and Cellular Processes, cell function, cell membrane transport, diffusion, cells, cell membrane, Osmosis, movement across the cell membrane, organelles, microscope
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