How can osmosis affect a cell?
Osmosis can move water into or out of a cell.
Water moving into a cell can make the cell swell, or even burst!
Water leaving a cell can make it shrivel up.
This video discusses how the movement of water into or out of red onion cells can be caused by the environments cells are placed into.
Check out the effect osmosis has on the eggs used in this demo
Videos from: Noel Pauller