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  • Potato Osmosis In Potato

    There were many observable factors when investigating osmosis in potatoes. Four different solutions were created (distilled water, 1% salt (NaCl), 3% salt and 5% salt. The potatoes were sliced until they were 3cm long, each test tube contained 3 strips of potato cores and a different concentration. The potato strips were weighed and the results recorded. The potato cores were left in each solution for 24 hours. Once the test results were collected the data was averaged and placed into a graph and a table. As shown in both the table and the graph, both results from the group E20 and the class data prove the fact of osmosis. which can be seen when the potatoes are placed in a distilled solution for 24 hours they gain weight. And when placed in…

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  • Potato Chips Essay

    CHAPTER 2 LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1. POTATO CHIPS The potato (Solanum tuberosum L) ppopularly known as ‘The king of vegetable’s, and it is the world’s fourth most important food crop, after maize, rice and wheat, with more than 376 million tonnes produced in 2013 (FAOSTAT, 2014). Potato chips are thin slices of potato that have been deep fried or baked until crunchy. Potato chips have a unique texture flavor combination, which makes them so desirable in market (Garayo, 2002). Potato chips can…

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  • Potato Osmosis Lab

    Cecilia Wong Nature of the task and the research question: Two centimetre piece of potato is bathes into different salt solutions (0%, 5%, 10%, 15%, 25%, 35%) over a period of time, to determine the effect of different salt solutions on osmosis. To investigate the effect of increasing the concentration of sodium chloride (0%, 5%, 10%, 15%, 25%, 35%) on the process of osmosis, by calculating the mass change of the potato core (g, ±0.01g) at room temperate of lab (25.0˚C) Table 1: Raw data Table…

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  • Potato Osmosis Experiment

    the length and mass of the potato when it is put in water and different concentrations of salt? Introduction Osmosis is the diffusion of water molecules from a region of higher concentration to a lower concentration of water molecules (through a partially permeable membrane). If the cell is placed in a higher water potential, water enters by osmosis and if the cell is placed in lower water potential, then the water leaves the cell by osmosis. The experiment we did shows the process of osmosis.…

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  • The Irish Potato Famine

    Introduction In 1845, Ireland was struck by a massive famine, which many called the Irish Potato Famine or the Great Irish Famine. This incident was considered one of the darkest and hardest period of the Irish history. Unfortunately, this event caused between 500,000 to 1 million deaths and ruined the land and crops of many farmers. The famine reached its peak in 1847 and during that year, about 300,000 people left Ireland and went to install themselves in other countries which included Canada.…

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  • Implications Of Tomato And Potato

    INTRODUCTION Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) and Potato (Solanum tuberosum, L.) are the most economically important vegetable crops in Egypt and the most widely grown vegetables in the world. The disturbance of its production affects severely it's local and export impact, because it is considered a very important consumption crop with high nutritional value and a potential export crop for the Egyptian farmers. In Egypt about 20% of total area devoted for vegetable production is cultivated…

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  • Essay On Irish Potato Famine

    Devastating and Drastic, the Irish Potato Famine changed Ireland in a variety of ways. Farmers and regular people were starving to death due to the lack of healthy potatoes. The people in Ireland were extremely dependent on potatoes and when the blight came the economy went down. As the fungus spread throughout the country, people began to lose their main source of food. Since the people in Ireland depended on the potato, it made the population cripple with the lack of a healthy food. The Irish…

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  • Stealing A Bag Of Potato Chip Critical Analysis

    In the article “Stealing a Bag of Potato Chips and other Acts of Resistance”, the reader is introduced to a group of fifteen year old Latino gang associated boys who enter a store by the name of Sam’s Liquor Store in a group of four. Although the boys are aware of the store’s strict policy of only two boys allowed in at one time, all four teenagers enter the store and try to make purchases. The reader is introduced to one of the gang members whose name is Flaco, and another one named Mike. As…

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  • Potatoes Influence On American Culture

    women who produced and prepared this food” (Montanari 2). Mashed potatoes identify with an Irish custom, but in return, represent a much larger segment of the world. Although many Americans are not Irish, to us, Thanksgiving mashed potatoes are both a specialty and common item. I can picture my aunt Karen slaving away in the kitchen during every Thanksgiving event. I would always offer to skin the potatoes as a little kid because I felt like a grown up being involved. I never necessarily…

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  • Tony Blair's Response To The Great Famine

    While the Great famine could not have happened without the failure of the potato crop – something beyond the control of the British Government- their subsequent response, or there lack of, to the crisis greatly contributed to the devastation caused by the blight. As evidenced by Tony Blair’s 1997 apology to the Irish people, the British Government’s policies during the Great Famine toward a country it was, on paper at least, in union with, were unforgivable. Although the Conservative government…

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