Active Transport in Cells: Definition & Examples


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Active transport involves

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1. Why does active transport require energy?

2. A sodium potassium pump is a type of...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of the different ways in which cells transport substances. You will be quizzed on the types of active transport and how each process works.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • What is involved in active transport
  • How active transport uses energy
  • What a sodium potassium pump is
  • Types of integral membrane proteins
  • How chemical energy serves a sodium potassium pump

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about what is involved in active transport in cells
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as antiport and symport
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the types of membrane proteins that transport substances in cells

Additional Learning

To learn more about this cell function, review the accompanying lesson called Active Transport in Cells: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define active transport
  • Explore three types of proteins used for active transport in cells
  • Discuss concentration gradient
  • Describe what a sodium potassium pump does