What is Diffusion?


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Diffusion is when particles move from _____ concentration to _____ concentration.

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1. _____ uses diffusion to cause waste products to leave the blood.

2. Diffusion causes particles to move so that they have _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Diffusion happens in many processes involving mixed particles, such as mixing a beverage and cleaning blood with dialysis. These assessments will quiz you on your understanding of diffusion and what it accomplishes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo will test you on the following topics:

  • Understand what happens to particles in diffusion
  • Recognize examples of diffusion
  • What process uses diffusion to force waste products to exit the blood
  • Identify actions of particles involved in diffusion

Skills Practiced

Students test the following skills in this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related chemistry lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the end result of diffusion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about diffusion

Additional Learning

More about diffusion is discussed in the accompanying lesson on What Is Diffusion?. This lesson explores the following topics:

  • Define diffusion
  • Understand the importance of equilibrium
  • Understand how concentration affects diffusion
  • View examples of diffusion