Effect Of Osmosis On Potato Chips

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Effect Of Osmosis On Potato Chips

Osmosis is a special kind of diffusion involving the movement of water through a semi permeable membrane, separating solutions of different concentrations. The water passes from a region of high concentration to a region of low concentration until the two concentrations are equal in water.

Many cell membranes behave as semi permeable membranes, and osmosis is a vital mechanism in the transport of fluids in living organisms for example in the transport of water from the soil to the roots in plants.

I am planning an experiment to investigate the effect osmosis has on potato chips that are placed in different concentrations of sucrose solutions and left for 40 mins. I am going to carry out my
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The chips are now placed on the 6 columns on the blotting paper and using another piece of blotting paper on top I remove any excess water.
I now need to label the six boiling tubes in exactly the same way as I have labelled the blotting paper. It is very important that the chips now remain in their given columns as this is the solution in the boiling tubes that
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