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Chapter 5:1-9 The Working Cell - Transport across Membranes

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Biology Homework Chapter 5: Membrane Transport Mechanisms


Reading Preparation

Textbook assignment: Chapter 5:1-9 The Working Cell, sections 1-9.

Study Notes

Web Lecture

Read the following weblecture before chat: Transport across Membranes

Take notes on any questions you have, and be prepared to discuss the lecture in chat.

Study Activity

Perform the study activity below:

  • Work through the BioCoach Activity Membrane Structure and Function.
  • Optional Web site: Take a look at the Cellupedia site at Thinkquest. This site was designed, created, and executed by high school biology students! In particular, study the explanation of transport across cell membranes.

Chat Preparation Activities

Chapter Quiz

Lab Work

Read through the lab for this week; bring questions to chat on any aspect of the lab, whether you intend not perform it or not. If you decide to perform the lab, be sure to submit your report by the posted due date.