Tag: potato

  • Investigation:  The Effect of Salt on a Potato

    Investigation: The Effect of Salt on a Potato

    Students observe how the mass of a potato slice changes when soaked overnight in salt water.¬† The activity is intended to be done as part of a lesson on osmosis and hypertonic and hypotonic solutions.¬† ¬†Students will need about 15 minutes to set up their cups, weigh their slices and make predictions about what they…