Passive & Active Absorption of Water in Plants

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_____ is the movement of water from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration.

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1. What part of the plant is actively doing the work during active absorption of water?

2. Water moves into the root hairs during passive absorption due to the _____ that takes place in the upper part of the plant.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will quiz what you know about the differences between active and passive absorption of water in plants. You'll be covering key points like the movement of water from a higher concentration to a lower one and the part of a plant that's responsible for an active water absorption.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Consider these points before taking the quiz:

  • Process in the upper area of plant during passive absorption of water
  • Pathway in the plant utilized for active water absorption
  • Water absorption in plants that needs energy from adenosine triphosphate (ATP)

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of water absorption in plants and how it's connected to ATP
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the pathway in a plant that active water absorption moves through and the term for water movement from a higher to a lower concentration
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the area of a plant where active water absorption occurs

Additional Learning

To learn more about how plants absorb water, review the lesson named Passive & Active Absorption of Water in Plants. Follow along with these key bullet points listed below:

  • Active movement of water with a higher concentration above the soil
  • Endocytosis and exocytosis by plants to absorb water
  • Passive absorption of water in a plant through a specific pathway
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