Select from the frequently asked questions below
- Osmosis is the diffusion of water molecules across a selectively permeable membrane from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration.
- Solutions of unequal solute concentration are hypertonic, hypotonic, or isotonic.
What will happen to the contractile vacuole if the paramecium is placed in a concentrated salt solution?
If an animal cell were placed in a solution of salt water taken from the ocean, what would happen to the cell?
If a freshwater fish was placed into salt water (the ocean), would water move (into or out of the fish)?