Identify the processes involved in electrolyte movement.
DefinitionIdentification should include
- extracellular electrolytes
- intracellular electrolytes
- passive and active transport mechanisms.
- What are the major extracellular electrolytes?
- What are the major intracellular electrolytes?
- How do active and passive mechanisms transport substances back and forth across cell membrane?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will investigate and understand the chemical and biochemical principles essential for life. Key concepts include
- water chemistry and its impact on life processes;
- the structure and function of macromolecules;
- the nature of enzymes; and
- the capture, storage, transformation, and flow of energy through the processes of photosynthesis and respiration.
The student will investigate and understand relationships between cell structure and function. Key concepts include
- evidence supporting the cell theory;
- characteristics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells;
- similarities between the activities of the organelles in a single cell and a whole organism;
- the cell membrane model; and
- the impact of surface area to volume ratio on cell division, material transport, and other life processes.