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Activity Description of "Investigating Isotonic, Hypotonic and Hypertonic Solutions"

Title Investigating Isotonic, Hypotonic and Hypertonic Solutions
Audience Biology classes
Abstract Students are guided through the design of their own lab protocols as they answer the question, "How can a cell keep from bursting or shriveling?"
Author Alton Biggs
Unifying Concept
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences The cell, Structure and function in living systems
Other Standards Science Teaching

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