Holt, Rinehart & Winston
HM2 CH05
Modern Biology
Chapter 5: Homeostasis and Transport
Welcome to Modern Biology. Chapter 5 describes how cells maintain homeostasis by controlling what substances move into and out of the cell. Use the links below to find learning tools that will help you review the chapter and extend your study of cellular homeostasis and transport.
Reading Skills: K-W-L
This worksheet will help you organize your thoughts before and after you read the chapter or an article.
Glossary: Chapter 5
Use this handy list of terms to help you understand the new vocabulary in this chapter.
Activity: Bead Diffusion
Click here for a quick activity that shows some principles of diffusion.
Quick Lab: Under what Conditions Does Osmosis Occur?
Observe the movement of water into or out of a grape under different conditions.
Concept Review: Into and Out of the Cell
Click here to find a worksheet that will help you list the requirements of each type of transport.
Homework Help: Chapter 5 Study Guide
Do you understand the vocabulary and concepts in this chapter? Select one of the sections listed below for a worksheet that guides you through the important points to know.
Section 5.1 || Section 5.2

Quiz Yourself: Homeostasis and Transport
Click here to test your knowledge of cellular homeostasis and transport.
Teacher Notes

Enrichment and Extension
Online Research: SciLinks
Visit NSTA's SciLinks Web site, which links you to some of the most up-to-date science information on the Internet. When you get to the site, log in, and then enter a keyword for the topic you want to research. The topics and keywords for Chapter 5 are listed below.
TOPIC: Osmosis
SciLinks CODE: HM096

TOPIC: Active Transport
SciLinks CODE: HM101

TOPIC: Endocytosis
SciLinks CODE: HM103

Career: Nurse Practitioner
Click here to learn what nurse practitioners do and what preparation you need to become one.
Chemistry Link: Element Spotlight: Sodium
Sodium—what is it, where is it, and what is it good for? Click here to find out.
Technology Note: Laser Microsurgery
Pass the optical scalpel and the microscope! Scientists now have a way to operate on single cells.
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