Stay hydrated during the hot summer!

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Choose the right saline solution for an intravenous drip. Join Dr. One in the lab to discover what a hypotonic, isotonic and hypertonic solution is and how water is transported across the cell membrane in osmosis.

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  • Understand how solute concentration drives the movement of molecules across a semipermeable membrane
  • Distinguish between osmosis and diffusion
  • Define the terms osmosis and hypotonic, hypertonic and isotonic solutions
  • Compare and contrast osmosis in hypotonic and hypertonic solutions

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