How Does the Cell Membrane Maintain Homeostasis?


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What is homeostasis?

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1. What is osmosis?

2. Why does the cell membrane need to be fluid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Several questions (most of which are fill-in-the-blank) will ask you about key concepts such as osmosis, homeostasis and features of the cell membrane.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our focus will be on:

  • What homeostasis and osmosis are
  • Why the cell membrane should remain fluid
  • Characteristics of the cell membrane in regard to homeostasis and fluidity

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cell membrane's role in homeostasis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what happens during osmosis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding homeostatic maintenance and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Take the next step in learning about the cell membrane when you access our lesson by the title of How Does the Cell Membrane Maintain Homeostasis? With this lesson, we'll teach you more about:

  • The cell membrane's structure
  • Functions of the cell membrane
  • Osmosis' role in homeostasis