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What Substances Pass Through the Cell Membrane by Diffusion?

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What is the cell membrane?

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1. What is diffusion?

2. What type of substances can diffuse through the membrane?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several factors that can affect the diffusion process, and this assessment will ensure your understanding of the cell membrane and diffusion. One topic you will need to be familiar with is the type of transport necessary for an ion to go through the cell membrane.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combo, you will be quizzed on:

  • Definition of cell membrane
  • Difference between passive and active transport
  • The process of diffusion
  • When a cell is unable to use diffusion to get a molecule into it or out of it

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on diffusion
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of transport
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as cell membrane and diffusion

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject with the lesson called What Substances Pass Through the Cell Membrane by Diffusion? It covers these objectives:

  • Define diffusion
  • Describe diffusion and the cell membrane
  • Explain which molecules are allowed to pass through the cell membrane
  • Examine the types of transport
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