Osmosis and Tonicity

Jennifer

Listening — Intermediate Level
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Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions


  1.   is the shrinking of the cells.

  2. Water moves towards areas of   salt or sugar concentration.

  3. Osmosis represents the   of water across a semi-permeable membrane.

  4. Tonicity affects the   .

  5. If enough water enters the cells, the cell membranes may   .

  6. The word "isotonic" refers to being   .

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. Do you drink enough water everyday? Why? Why not?

  2. Why do you think it's important to understand osmosis and tonicity?

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