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osmosis I have chosen to test what effect the concentration of sucrose solution has on the chips.
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Biology Coursework - Osmosis
For my Biology coursework I am investigating osmosis. I am doing a practical to find out how osmosis affects one of the variables listed below.
* Concentration of sucrose solution
* Time in solution
* Beginning mass of chip
* Amount of distilled water with the sucrose solution
* Beginning surface area of chip
I have chosen to test what effect the concentration of sucrose solution has on the chips.
* I think that the chips in the test tubes containing more sucrose solution than distilled water will increase in temperature.
* I think that the chips in the test tubes containing less sucrose solution than distilled water will decrease in mass.
* I think that the chips in the test tubes containing equal amount of sucrose solution and distilled water will stay roughly the same mass.
I think the graph of the results will turn out like the sketch I have drawn below.
Osmosis is the passage of water molecules from a region of high water
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