Selective Permeability: Definition & Overview


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A membrane is a thin layer that is _____.

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1. Selectively permeable means _____.

2. The dots on the illustration are _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of selective permeability. Topics addressed on the quiz include membranes and osmosis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of the following:

  • Function of a membrane
  • Definition of selectively permeable
  • Layer type in a given graphic
  • Process of osmosis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related science lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about osmosis in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the layer depicted in a provided graphic

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled Selective Permeability: Definition & Overview, which covers the following objectives:

  • Define facilitated diffusion and concentration gradient
  • Review examples of osmosis
  • Identify isotonic solution