Type:

Interactive, Other

Description:

Virtual Lab - Objectives

  • Define the term "water potential."
  • Explain how to measure the water potential of a solution.
  • Describe how a laboratory centrifuge works.
  • Define the terms "hypotonic," "isotonic," and "hypertonic."
  • Explain what happens at the molecular level when a cell is placed in hypotonic or hypertonic solutions.
  • Describe the biological consequences of water gain or loss in a cell.
  • Define the term "plasmolysis."
  • Explain why plant cells thrive in hypotonic solutions, while animal cells may rupture.
  • Calculate the percent viability of a cell sample.
  • Use cell viability data to determine the best solution for hypotonic lysis.
  • Explain the molecular basis for selective precipitation.
  • Explain how selective precipitation can be used to separate a mixture of proteins.
  • Illustrate the processes of diffusion and osmosis during a dialysis experiment.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

student-facing hemoglobin

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Private

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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