Movement in and out of cells

During our biology class we studied movement in and out of cells, Diffusion, Osmosis and Active Transport. We used this website to understand the different processes, completed the games and made a comparative chart for the different movements.

  OSMOSIS DIFFUSION ACTIVE TRANSPORT
Type of molecules Water Ions, gases, other molecules Ions, gases, other molecules
Concentration gradient Down a water potential. High to low Down a concentration gradient. High to low Against concentration gradient
Energy NO NO YES
Carrier NO NO YES