Have your students see diffusion in action with this spin on the traditional cornstarch and iodine demo. Complete with predictions and analysis. Materials required: cornstarch, iodine, beaker, dialysis tubing or baggies.
Other resources you may be interested in:
1. Cell Transport PowerPoint Presentation
- student fill in version included; completely editable; 42 slides
2. Passive Transport Coloring
-students color and label the different types of passive transport and answer questions.
3. Cell Environments Coloring: Hypertonic, Hypotonic and Isotonic Solutions
- Coloring and Analysis
4. Sodium Potassium Coloring (3 versions for differentiation)
5. Endocytosis and Exocytosis Coloring
6. Diffusion Reading Exercise
- Diffusion Across the Respiratory Membrane covers the simple diffusion of oxygen and carbon dioxide, and how the rate of diffusion might be affected.
7. The Cell Membrane Practice- one page that involves coloring, filling in a table, and short answer.
8. Cell Transport Graphic Organizer
9. Diffusion of Food Coloring Do Now- simple fill in that students complete watching food coloring diffuse in a beaker
10. Cell Environments- 2 page worksheet exploring hypotonic, hypertonic, and isotonic environments.
11. Cell Transport Task Cards
- a fan favorite. 31 editable stations with a student fill in sheet.
12. Gummy Bear Osmosis Lab
- 4 page analysis with editable version.
13. Cell Size Lab- includes a pre-lab so that students may practice calculating surface area and volume. The potato lab provides a visual to show how diffusion favors small cells.
14. Simulating the Cell Membrane- Cornstarch and Iodine Lab
15. Fluid Mosaic Model Cut and Paste
- students build a phospholipid bilayer with proteins to make a plasma membrane.
16. Cell Transport Review Game: Trashketball!
- a fun game your students will love. 31 editable questions with a PowerPoint template and directions on how to play.
17.Cell Transport Study Guide
- 6 editable pages and 42 questions that cover everything cell transport.
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