WONDER #2585: What is a Semipermeable Membrane?

Question 1 of 3

The state of equilibrium in which life processes can be carried out is called...

  1. semipermeable membrane
  2. duplication
  3. homeostasis
  4. mitosis

Question 2 of 3

Larger molecules rely on ________________ to enter and exit the cell.

  1. auto carbohydrates
  2. oxygen molecules
  3. cytoplasm
  4. transport proteins

Question 3 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. A semipermeable membrane is the lining that protects a cell and allows some particles through while blocking others.
  2. Cells are the building blocks of life.
  3. Though they are tiny, cells have several features, including a nucleus and mitochondria.
  4. People should be more aware of what their cells do.

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