Why Does Water Pass Quickly Through the Cell Membrane?


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What is the main component of the cell membrane?

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1. What is osmosis?

2. Which of the following describes something that can dissolve in water?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The point of this quiz/worksheet is to test you on broad ideas such as the cell membrane's parts, osmosis, osmoregulation, and equilibrium.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these tools, we'll quiz you on:

  • The cell membrane's main component
  • What happens during osmosis and osmoregulation
  • Equilibrium in the context of osmosis
  • Another term for water soluble

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms like osmoregulation and osmosis
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of equilibrium as it applies to osmosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cell membrane's elements

Additional Learning

To expand your understanding of these concepts, check out our corresponding lesson. It is titled Why Does Water Pass Quickly Through the Cell Membrane and will go over:

  • The role of the cell membrane
  • Water's movement across the cell membrane
  • Negative effects of too much or too little water